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Date:         Thu, 25 May 2006 23:18:38 -0400
Reply-To:     "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
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From:         "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
Subject:      Re: Taylored reporting - SAS/MS-Word interplay?
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This sounds like a job for DDE.

I suggest that you look at "Fancy MS Word Reports Made Easy: Harnessing the Power of Dynamic Data Exchange" by Viergever and Vyverman.

http://www2.sas.com/proceedings/sugi28/016-28.pdf

On Wed, 24 May 2006 17:58:41 +0200, Dietrich Alte <alte@UNI-GREIFSWALD.DE> wrote:

>Dear SAS-Lers, > >in a medical research project we want to sent letters ("reports") to >~250 GPs and ask them about ~1800 patients and validate data that these >patients as probands in our study have given. >We want to validate 14 different events (heart operation, cancer etc.) >and have a question for every type of event (each nicely formatted in >MS-Word DOC and saved to disk as such). For each subject we want to >print only the relevant questions (we have 0/1 flag variables var1-var14 >that define which question must be asked). > >Can I use SAS to collect the relevant questions and fit them together >and output them as DOC or PDF? >It seems to work somehow in MS-Access, but I'd prefer a SAS solution as >it gives me more freedom in preprocessing. > >--> My problem is: can I include any DOCs into SAS ODS or is there any >other alternative? (dde?) > >(System: XPprof, SAS 9.1.3 sp3) > >Dietrich > >-- >---------------------------------------------------------------- > DIETRICH ALTE, Dipl.-Statistiker, Dr. rer. med. > Projektmanager "Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)" > Institut für Epidemiologie & Sozialmedizin > EMA-Universität Greifswald - Medizinische Fakultät > Walther-Rathenau-Str. 48, D-17487 Greifswald, Germany > URL www.medizin.uni-greifswald.de/epidem/ > Phone ++49(0)3834-867713, Fax ++49(0)3834-866684 >----------------------------------------------------------------


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