Data with a geographic component begs to be mapped. That capability is now available to all SAS users. A new mapping procedure in the fifth maintenance release of 9.4 (SAS 9.4M5) allows any user to easily plot data on a map. Unlike previous mapping applications with SAS, the SGMAP procedure
This post shows ways to display the upper or lower triangle of a correlation matrix. You can also use colors to show the magnitude of the correlations.
The POSITION= option in the TEXT statement provides you with a way to position text in a variety of locations relative to a point. You can use this option to fine tune label placement in a plot primarily created by using the SCATTER statement and the DATALABEL= option.
In my previous post, I described a new options to control the widths of the caps for Whiskers, Error and Limit bars. This topic could have been titled "Little things go a long way", as such details really make for a good graph. In a similar manner, another detail issue
The SG procedures and GTL statements do a lot of work for us to display the data using the specified statements. This includes setting many details such as arrow heads, line patterns etc, including caps. Often, such details have a fixed design according to what seems reasonable for most use