Study Locks Report

A Global System report which produces a listing of changes to the Study Lock field and when it was changed.

Instructions for adding the report program
  • Adding The program code
    • Go to System Administration
    • Go to Report Library
    • Add a new report
    • Enter a name for the report (Study Locks)
    • Select Type = Normal
    • Specify a Category
    • Import the program code (Attachment) or click edit and past the program code (see below) into the editor window.
    • The Code Changes Exist field should now say ‘Yes’
    • Click Save on the Report Library Window
    • Click Go Back to return to the Reports menu

  • Define the Report Template(s)
    • Go to Report Templates
    • Add a new Template
    • Enter a name in the name input field (Study Locks)
    • Select the level for the report as Global (available to all studies) in the
    • Studies level selection box
    • Specify a description for the report (Study Locks)
    • Specify a Category (System)
    • Set Report Type = Global System Data
    • In the program field, browse to select the program defined above
    • There are no pre processing or post processing programs to specify
    • In the Selection criteria past or set the following values to provide investigator and patient selection
    • Source Selection
      • Data set = GVIEWS.STUDIES
      • Variable = SOURCEDESCRIPTION
      • Selection Label = Source
      • Dependant = N/A
      • Type = Multiple
    • Study Selection
      • Data set = GVIEWS.STUDIES
      • Variable = STUDYDESCRIPTION
      • Selection Label = Study
      • Dependant = Yes
      • Type = Multiple
    • On the Titles and Footnotes tab, clear title line 3.
    • On the output tab, set the layout to Landscape
    • To set a custom output such as HTML or PDF as opposed to the default SAS Text Output, on the output tab set the following:
      • Layout = Landscape
      • Check ‘Use ODS’
      • Type = HTML or RTF or PDF (for rtf or pdf you need to have word or acrobat installed on the server)
      • Set the style = RTF or Printer – You can play with this but I like these the best for reports.
    • Click Save to save the template

Sample Output

Program Code


	Program:    StudyLock
	Descripton: Creates a report of the study lock changes by
	            Source and Study.


proc sql;
	create table report as
	select  b.sourcedescription, b.studydescription, a.datestamp, a.username, a.newCharacterValue label='Lock Set To'
	from gviews.studies as b, gviews.systemlog as a
	where (b.datestamp = a._recordKey) and a.variable='LOCKED';


** Put final report output into macro to check for observations **;
%macro reportit;
   ** Call macro to check for observations **;

   ** Check returned macro variable to see if there are any observations**;
   %if &nobs > 0 %then %do;
      ** if any obs then produce report **;
      proc sort;
         by sourceDescription studyDescription datestamp;
      proc print l noobs;
         by sourceDescription studyDescription;
   %else %do;
      ** if no obs then call macro to write a note to the report **;
      %noreport(message=Note: For the selected criteria there is no data to display);
%mend reportit;

** Call Report macro **;
Attached Files