Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:22:29 -0700
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Re: insert leading blank spaces
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On Oct 16, 2:23 pm, ya.hu...@AMYLIN.COM (Ya Huang) wrote:
> You need to turn on the 'ASIS' option is style:
> data c;
> set sashelp.class;
> length newname $30;
> if mod(_n_,2)=0 then newname=' '||name;
> else newname=name;
> ods rtf file="c:\temp\junk.rtf";
> proc print data=c style(column)=[asis=on];
> ods rtf close;
> On Thu, 16 Oct 2008 11:11:09 -0700, maverick2 <phekuch...@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >This works only partially.
> > In SAS 9.1, this method gives blanks in the output window within SAS,
> >but doesn't retain it in the RTF output. eg.
> >ods rtf file = "pathname\filename.rtf";
> >proc print data = x;
> >ods rtf close;
> >My main concern is getting the blanks in the RTF output. Can this be
> >On Oct 16, 10:14 am, ms...@albany.edu (Mike Zdeb) wrote:
> >> hi ... add a format ... $char will retain the leading blanks
> >> data x;
> >> name0 = 'MIKE';
> >> name1 = ' ' || 'MIKE';
> >> name2 = ' ' || 'MIKE';
> >> format name2 $char10.;
> >> run;
> >> Obs name0 name1 name2
> >> 1 MIKE MIKE MIKE
> >> --
> >> Mike Zdeb
> >> U@Albany School of Public Health
> >> One University Place
> >> Rensselaer, New York 12144-3456
> >> P/518-402-6479 F/630-604-1475
> >> > I need to insert leading spaces in a variable. How can I do that?
> >> > I have tried the following but it doesn?t work.
> >> > name1 = " "||name;
> >> > If I use SAS 9.1, then I can see the spaces in the variable name1 (in
> >> > the dataset), but they go away when I use ODS RTF or even proc print
> >> > for that matter.
> >> > And when I use Enterprise Guide, I can?t even see the spaces in the
> >> > dataset.
> >> > Anyway, I want to retain the leading blanks in my RTF output. How can
> >> > I do that?- Hide quoted text -
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This will help I think;
Usage Note 23332: How can I keep the leading and trailing blank spaces
in my ODS HTML titles and footnotes?