Tag: SGPLOT

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Axis values display

Displaying nicely rendered axis values reduces clutter and makes the graph more readable.  With SAS 9.4, we added the ability for splitting x-axis tick values on white space to create a nice and readable x-axis as shown in the graph on the right. It is always a challenge to fit

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Infographics using SAS

Infographics are all the rage today.  Open any magazine or newspaper and we see data and numbers everywhere.  Often, such information is displayed by adding some graphical information to add context to the data.  A couple of good examples are Communicating numeric information, and Facts about Hot Dogs. Riley Benson, our UX

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SAS 9.4 - Weihnachtsbaum basteln (SAS Adventskalender 24. Türchen)

Beim adventlichen Weihnachtsstern Basteln am vierten Advent hob ich schon warnend den Finger und hielt Sie gemäß des Mottos „Save a Tree“ dazu an, beim Ausdruck  der Schnittmuster mit dem Papier ressourcenschonend umzugehen. Vor dem Hintergrund der in Paris erfolgreich verhandelten Begrenzungen des zukünftigen CO2-Ausstoßes,  muss man sich ja auch noch

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Axis Customizations

All axis customization features are always welcome.  Especially since SGPLOT statements can often be used to create non standard graphs, having the ability to customize the axes is important.  This article presents ways in which you can customize the discrete axes. By default, the x axis will try to display the

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Is that Annotate?

The SGPLOT procedures includes features to add annotations to your graph in many different ways.  Annotations provide you a flexible way to add features to your graph that are not available through the standard plot statements. Recently, I saw this graph on the web that caught my attention.  Clearly, this looks like

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Report from PharmaSUG 2015

PharmaSUG 2015 in Orlando was held at the Renaissance had a record breaking attendance of over 650.  Weather was great, except for a huge downpour on the evening of the last day.  All the popular presenters were in attendance including Art Carpenter, Kirk Lafler, Arthur Li and many others. Presentations

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Sankey Diagrams

Sankey Diagrams have found increasing favor for visualization of data.  This visualization tool has been around for a long time, traditionally used to visualize the flow of energy, or materials.   . Now to be sure, GTL does have a statement design for a Sankey Diagram which was implemented only in Flex for use

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Margin Plots

Last week a user wanted to view the distribution of data using a Box Plot.  The issue was the presence of a lot of "bad" data.  I got to thinking of ways such data can be visualized.  I also discussed the matter with our resident expert Rick Wicklin who pointed

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Cancer Deaths Averted

Significant progress in reduction of Cancer mortality is shown in a graph that I noticed recently on the Cancer Network web site.  This graph showed the actual and projected cancer mortality by year for males.  The graph is shown on the right. The graph plots the projected and actual numbers

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Marker Symbols

There has been much discussion on the SAS Communities page on usage of different symbols in a graph.  The solutioin can vary based on the SAS release.  New features have been added at SAS 9.4 releases to SG Procedures and GTL that make this very easy.  With SAS 9.4M1, almost any combination is

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Custom Labels

Over the Christmas Holidays I saw an graph of agricultural exports to Russia in 2013.  The part that caught my eye was the upper part of the graph, showing the breakdown of the trade with Russia as a horizontal stacked bar with custom labels. The value for each region / country