Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 16:28:20 -0500
Reply-To: Quentin McMullen <qmcmullen.sas@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Quentin McMullen <qmcmullen.sas@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: .doc files
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I don't think you've got much hope at producing .doc files (proprietary format which I don't think M$ shares). I think SAS ODS developers are working on the ability to write .docx files (which are zipped xml, and I think better documented).
In the mean time, it may be possible to edit .docx files from SAS. I haven't tried it, but theoretically I think you could unzip a docx file, use SAS to edit the xml file(s), then rezip. Carpenter had a recent paper on making flow charts in rtf files that used this approach.
Or you could write rtf files, then use DDE to open the files in word and save as .doc.
On Dec 19, 2011, at 1:46 PM, John Mike <sasslick@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Hello All
> Can we produce truly .doc files using SAS?
> I know we can produce rtf files and also it can be opened by word.
> But I need to produce truly .doc files. I can give extension as .doc. but i
> dont want to do that.