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Reindeer

Reindeer - Result Render tool for SAS outputs

Reindeer Logo

About

The Reindeer Result Render open source tool contains a VBA macro which can be used to render multiple outputs created with SAS® into one Word document which can be exported to PDF as well.

Currently listing (.lst or .txt) and rtf outputs as well as graphics are supported. Detailed documentation is available in the file containing the macro as well called "Reindeer.docm".

This open source tool is developed by Katja Glass Consulting and sponsored by ClinStat GmbH. By investing in open source ClinStat enabled this project, which is available under the MIT license. Feel free to use and modify this tool, but be aware that there is no warranty. Please feel free to perform push requests and document issues in GitHub or contact me.

Additional sponsoring and funding opportunities are available. If you are interested in supporting this project, please get in touch with me.

The following graphic shows the process flow:

Process Flow

Usage

  • Clone or Download the repository
  • Open "Reindeer.docm"
  • Update pathes in the top table
  • Execute the VBA macro with an example by pressing the "Run" Button

Adapt files to your need

  • Create SAS outputs
  • Create custom template including title page(s) and styles
  • Adapt settings
  • Run

Supported file formats

  • listing (lst, txt)
  • rtf (TAGSETS.RTF, ODS RTF)
  • figures (jpg, png, svn, ...)

Remarks to Side Navigation

Be aware that captions which are inside a table does not appear on the navigation pane. This is a Microsoft Word limitation.

When using TAGSETS.RTF and having the titles in table cells, this will never be in the navigation pane.

Repository Content

File Description
doc/Reindeer.docm Tool containing VBA Macro
doc/Reindeer.pdf Reindeer.docm content as PDF for easy reading
doc/Reindeer_ExampleTemplate.doc Example template
doc/config.txt Example Configuration Text File
doc/content.txt Example Content Text File
out/* SAS outputs used as example inputs
programs/createExampleOutputs.sas SAS program to create SAS example outputs
images/* Images used for Readme

Developed by:

Logo Katja Glass Consulting

Katja Glass Consulting

Sponsored by:

Logo ClinStat GmbH

ClinStat GmbH