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PROC TEMPLATE Made Easy by Kevin Smith

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Types of Templates

There are templates that define style information, others that define the structure of tables, and one that is even used to describe what a graph looks like. What is done with the information in that template is really up to the code that loads and uses the template. The fact is, the only reason all of these templates are housed under the proc template name is convenience. Even though templates are very independent, template types can be broken down into two major categories:

1. Templates that are mapped to data sets (data-dependent templates).

2. Templates that are not mapped to data sets (data-independent templates).

Templates that are mapped to data sets (data-dependent templates) include Table templates and StatGraph templates. ...

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