Proportional Euler Diagram

The topic of VENN diagrams had come up a while ago.  At that time, I thought it may be interesting to build a proportional VENN diagram.  But, reading up on VENN Diagrams, I learned that VENN diagrams represent all intersections of N sets, regardless of whether there are actually any observations in one […]

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Report from PharmaSUG 2014

Just getting back from PharmaSUG 2014 in San Diego.  The conference was great, both inside and outside.  The organizers ordered up some great weather for the Padres game and also for dinner on the flight deck of the Midway Carrier. Our focus here being on graphics, we were all extremely gratified by the presentations in […]

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The HIGHLOW Plot

SG Procedures and GTL provide you with a large set of plot statements, such as BarChart, ScatterPlot, BoxPlot and more.  You can use them for the intended purpose, and all is well and good.  However, the real fun starts when you leverage a plot to do something that was not […]

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Multi-Group Series Plots

The series plot is a popular way to visualize response data over a continuous axis like date with a group variable like treatment.   Here is some data I made up of a response value by date, treatment, classification and company that makes the drug.  The data is simulated as shown in the attached program […]

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Sochi Medal Graphs

The attention of the world is now on Sochi and the Winter Games.  Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are being earned by these amazing athletes, and everyone has an eye on the tally.  Andre sent me a link to TRinker's R Blog, showing a graph of the current tally.  Andre […]

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Survival Plot

One of the most popular graph amongst clinical and pharmaceutical users is the Survival Plot as created from the LIFETEST Procedure.  This is one graph that users most often want to customize.  See Creating and Customizing the Kaplan-Meier Survival Plot in PROC LIFETEST - Warren F. Kuhfeld and Ying So, SAS Institute […]

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Ways to include textual data columns in graphs

Most simple graphs generally include graphical representation of data using various plot type such as bar charts, scatter plots, histograms, box plots step plots and more.  Both SG procedures and GTL provide many easy ways to create such graphs. However, for many real world use cases, we need to display related textual data in […]

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Broken Axis

In my previous post I described the new Polygon plot statement that is included with the SAS 9.4M1 release.   So, a valid question is - what is my motivation for discussing the new features in SAS 9.4M1 when most users are at SAS 9.3 or SAS 9.2 versions?  Here are a […]

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Survey Charts

Often we have situations where the category values on the graph have long character strings.  This is often the case when graphing survey responses to questions.  The questions may be sentences, sometimes moderately long. With SAS 9.4, GTL and SG now support the ability to display tick values split over […]

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Graphs at WUSS - Part 1

It is always a pleasure to attend SAS user conferences, regional conferences and in-house events.  In addition to presenting papers, seminars and super demos to the attendees myself, my favorite activity is to attend presentations by users that include graphical data visualization.  These include using SG procedures, GTL, Designer or SAS/GRAPH.  This year […]

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