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PROC TEMPLATE Made Easy by Kevin Smith

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Style Overrides and Conditional Formatting

Conditional formatting, or “traffic lighting,” means that the style attributes in a report are dependent on the data in that report. Using conditional formatting can make reports easier to read or interpret by highlighting or subduing certain data values. The output below is a simple example of things that you can do with conditional formatting.

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This example changes the background color of data cells based on the value in that cell. You aren’t limited to using just background color though. Any style attribute (or combination of any style attributes) that works on a data cell will work in traffic lighting ...

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