Selects the default color for PATTERN definitions when a color has not been specified.
Used by: GOPTIONS statement
Default: first color in current color list
Restriction: not supported by Java or ActiveX



Parameter Values

specifies any SAS/GRAPH color name. See Using Colors in SAS/GRAPH Programs for information about specifying colors.


CPATTERN= is overridden by any color specification in a PATTERN statement. For details about how CPATTERN= affects the PATTERN statement, see The Effect of the CPATTERN= Graphics Option.
If you specify CPATTERN=, the solid pattern is skipped and the patterns rotate through only the appropriate default hatch patterns for the graph. See PATTERN Statement for more information about pattern rotation.