So You're Still Not Using PROC REPORT. Why Not?

Date Added: Mar 2010
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Everyone who can spell SAS knows how to use PROC PRINT. Its primary use may be as a development tool to help in debugging a long multi-step program, or as a simple report generator when all that is really needed is a quick look at the data, or even a basic low-level finished report. However, if a report generation/information delivery tool with powerful formatting, summarizing and analysis features is called for, then PROC REPORT is the solution. PROC REPORT can provide the standard PROC PRINT functionality, but in addition, can easily perform many of the tasks that one would otherwise have to use the SORT, MEANS, FREQ and TABULATE procedures to accomplish.