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The Pros and Cons of PROC DOCUMENT

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Reports generated by a program using the ODS DOCUMENT destination can be stored, prior to printing, in a single file. This file can then be used with PROC DOCUMENT to generate reports selectively to 1 or more ODS destinations without the need to re-run the original data processing. This paper describes the benefits and limitations of PROC DOCUMENT.

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This paper was included in my book Power User's Guide to SAS Programming published by in 2008.

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