|Doing More with SAS/ASSIST Software|
|Saving a Report to a SAS Catalog|
To save Report Engine window selections for future use, select Save As from the File menu in the Report Engine window. The Save As window appears.
Type a name and, optionally, a description for the report and the catalog where you want to save the report. Select OK to save the report or Cancel to cancel the save. If the report name exists, you are prompted to select OK again to write over the existing report, or you can type a new name for the report. After you name the report, you can use Save from the File menu to save the report again.
For a list of existing reports, type a
in the Name field of the Save As window. You can type
S in the Cmd field to select a report from the resulting selection list.
For a list of available catalogs, type a
? in the Catalog field. Select the catalog from the resulting selection
Report Engine window selections are saved as type REPORT.
|Saving Report Output to a SAS Catalog|
To save a report output to a SAS catalog for future use, select Save As from the File menu in the Report Output window. The Save As window appears.
Type a name and optional description for the report output and the catalog where you want to save the report output. Select OK to save the report output or Cancel to cancel the save. If the report output name exists, you are prompted to type a new name or to select OK again to write over the existing report output.
You can view a selection list of existing OUTPUT entries and catalogs in the same manner as described in the previous section.
Report output is saved as type OUTPUT. You can access your saved output using the Result Manager or the Report Output Manager. Refer to Doing More with Results for additional information.
|Saving a Report to an External File|
Before you save your report to an external file, make sure that
the value for the Output window User Profile option
is set to
Report in your user profile. See Customizing SAS/ASSIST Software for more information.
To save the report to an external file, follow this path from the Report Engine Window or the Report Output Window:
|View||Report Output Manager|
Report Output Manager Window
F (for File) in the Cmd field next to the report you want to save and press ENTER.
The Save Task to External File window appears as
shown in the following display.
Save Task to External File Window
In the Save file to field, type the name of the external file where you want to store the report and select OK. Select Close from the File menu to return to the Report Engine window.
|Saving a Dynamic Report as a SAS Table|
Dynamic (or drilldown) reports are described in detail in the "Using the Report Engine" chapter of Getting Started with the SAS System Using SAS/ASSIST Software. You can save the information for a column in a dynamic report to a SAS table or view. For example, if you select Flight to see the column values for the aggregation level as shown in the following display, you can save the data in the report to a SAS table or view.
Dynamic Report With Flight Information
To save information from a dynamic report to a SAS table, follow these instructions:
Create SAS Table/View Window
SAS Table/View Creation Status Window
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