Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 16:30:32 -0400
Reply-To: Howard Schreier <Howard_Schreier@ITA.DOC.GOV>
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From: Howard Schreier <Howard_Schreier@ITA.DOC.GOV>
Subject: Re: RTF and ODS
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Also avialable as a zipped MS Word doc at
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Topics in this special issue:
1. ODS PDF and formdlim= option
2. Generating a "Page X of Y" in SAS 8.2 ODS RTF
3. RTF and ODS
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 12:30:39 -0700
From: "William W. Viergever" <wwvierg@ATTGLOBAL.NET>
Subject: Re: RTF and ODS
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List: Sorry for PDF attachment, but figured many might want this and thus=20
this is the easiest way to transfer such.
At 10:12 PM 7/18/2001 -0400, John Iwaniszek wrote:
>Another option, one that I have not tried but sounds good in theory, is
>to add new section tags and apply your different format requirements to
>the specific sections. Just look in the cunningly concise list of RTF
>tags William Viergever provided and I am sure you will quickly find your
>If you like, I will gladly email to you the document: RTF-Spec-1.5.rtf,
>AKA "Microsoft=AE MS=AE-DOS, Windows=AE, Windows NT=AE, and Apple Macintosh
>Applications - RTF Version 1.5 Rich Text Format (RTF) Specification and
>Sample RTF Reader Program" which appears to be no longer available from
>the repository where I originally acquired it. A Microsoft product, It
>is only slightly less accessible than the content of Mr. Viergeiver's
>"John H." wrote:
> > Thanks, Mike, that's what I was afraid of. Still, it's good to know.
> > Regards,
> > John
> > Mike Rhoads <RHOADSM1@WESTAT.com> on 07/18/2001 02:33:22 PM
> > To: "'John_Hozempa@DADEBEHRING.COM'" <John_Hozempa@DADEBEHRING.COM>,
> > SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > cc:
> > Subject: RE: RTF and ODS
> > John,
> > We ran into similar issues with a project earlier this year, did some
> > playing around, and had some useful back-and-forth with the SAS folks.
> > Here's where I recall we came out -- hopefully a "birdie" will correct=
> > I've misstated anything.
> > Currently there is no way to change the orientation in the middle of an=
> > document. Some thought is being given to adding this in a future=
> > We wound up creating each part that had to be oriented differently as a
> > separate RTF file, using OPTIONS ORIENTATION=3DPORTRAIT (or LANDSCAPE)=
> > between. We then opened the first document in Word and used Word's=
> > File command to bring in the others. A little manual, but worked OK for
> > our
> > purposes. You could, of course, consider doing some VBA automation=
> > Word.
> > Mike Rhoads
> > Westat
> > RhoadsM1@Westat.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John H. [mailto:John_Hozempa@DADEBEHRING.COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 3:06 PM
> > To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > Subject: RTF and ODS
> > Does anyone know how to change the page orientation of an ODS RTF=
> > during production? Within a portrait oriented document, I need a copy
> > pages in landscape. Is there RTF command that can be issued via a data
> > step or perhaps an easier way that I'm overlooking?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > John
>Statistical Programming Manager
>Stat-Tech Services, LLC
>919 571 6444
>Developers of the Macro Reporting System - Delivering
>Statistical reports in ASCII, RTF, and HTML
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