Producing normal density plots with shading

When teaching statistics, it is often useful to produce a normal density plot with shading under the curve. For example, consider a one-sided hypothesis test. An alpha value of .05 would correspond to a Z-score cutoff of 1.645. This means that 95% of a standard normal curve falls below a […]

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SAS tutorial: Create simple scatter plots with two variables using SAS

This SAS tutorial video will show you how to generate plots for two continuous numeric variables with Base SAS. Basic scatter plots, linear or curvilinear regression lines, confidence intervals or ellipses, and multiple plot overlays are demonstrated. To learn more about this topic, check out our SAS Programming 1: Essentials […]

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SAS tutorial: Print a simple listing with SAS

In this tutorial video, you will learn to print a simple listing with Base SAS. You see how to write a PRINT procedure step to display a SAS data set. You also see how to use statements and options to subset observations and variables and enhance the report.   Learn […]

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SAS tutorials: Filter and sort data in SAS

These two tutorial videos will show you how to filter and sort data in Base SAS. In this first video, you will learn to use a WHERE statement in Base SAS to filter or subset SAS data. Data sets can be very large and filtering data enables you to select […]

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SAS tutorial: Read a SAS data set

In this video, you learn how to use a SET statement in the DATA step to read a SAS data set using Base SAS. The DATA step is a very powerful tool for data manipulation. You can watch more video tutorials by visiting: support.sas.com/training/tutorial/. To learn more about the SAS […]

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Best cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

In my younger years, I enjoyed celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah, GA. Did you know the city dyes the fountain water green and has a parade that attracts over 400,000 people? It is now time for me to find additional cities to celebrate the holiday. Based on the DriveTheNation […]

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SAS tutorial: Import a comma-separated file into SAS

In this tutorial video, you will learn how to read comma-separated-value (CSV) files with Base SAS using a DATA step. This enables you to create a SAS data set copy that transforms each field in the raw data file into a variable in the data set. Watch and learn how... […]

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Olympic graphs ... on steroids!

Michele Ensor recently posted a wonderful blog with a graph of the 2014 Winter Olympics medal count. I'm going to further refine that graph, making it an Olympic graph ... on steroids! :) Here is Michele's graph: First, let's give it a few simple cosmetic changes. I always like to have […]

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Applying conditional highlighting to a SAS Enterprise Guide report

Here’s my latest tip on how to apply conditional highlighting to a SAS Enterprise Guide report using the Summary Tables task. The Summary Tables task is a great way to point and click your way to creating simple or complex reports. Conditional highlighting is just one additional feature you can […]

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What to do when a table’s not enough?

Sure, you have a great looking table and you produce it with PROC TABULATE. And then, bam! Your boss comes along and decides that since your output looks so good in Word, that he’d like that boilerplate paragraph inserted automatically. Currently, you produce the tables and then pass the RTF […]

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