|Date: ||Wed, 29 May 2002 05:09:05 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||"Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||"Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: ODS produces large html output|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed|
Hello Gordon and other SAS-L Friends,
Regarding (2) below, I don't necessarily have an answer for you as much as
directions to investigate.
1. Look into Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). They can result in much more
compact HTML. The link to this information on the SAS web site is
2. I vaguely remember someone mentioning during a recent SAS public course
about there being a more compact HTML style that one could specify (I think
it was an alternative to CSS but I could be wrong). Best suggestion here
is for you to ask (2) in a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. If you are going from ODS to Excel, why not use a ODS Markup tagset to
generate a CSV file? A helpful link is
Michael "Mad Doggy" Davis
At 11:39 PM 5/28/2002 -0400, "Buchanan, Gordon"
>Based on previous posts I tried using ODS to produce html output for
>use in Excel and it works well except for the following things:
>(1) I got rid of the titles by specifying TITLE; but it still leaves one
>blank line at the top of the spreadsheet
>(2) The output file is huge and takes a long time to load because the html
>formatting instructions are repeated for every single cell in the table.
>Does anyone know how to solve these two problems?
>By the way, I'm using the SASWEB style.
Michael L. Davis
Bassett Consulting Services, Inc.
10 Pleasant Drive
North Haven CT 06473-3712