Certain attributes need to be setup at the start of a study these include the following:

Sponser
Prototcol
Drug
Format for the frequency and frequency percents in tables
The list of output statistics required by the sponser
List of CTC graded lab parameters for lab shift tables
List of non CTC graded lab parameters for Lab summary tables
Formats for table headers which will be used by the output_gentab macros and other reporting macros