Techniques for Exploring Data

Overview of Techniques for Exploring Data

This chapter describes some useful techniques for analyzing data in SAS/IML Studio. The following techniques are presented in this chapter:

  • copying selected observations or variables to a new data table

  • excluding observations from plots or analyses

  • ordering categories of a nominal variable

  • graphically selecting observations that satisfy complex criteria

  • managing graphs and workspaces with the Workspace Explorer

  • copying plots to the Window clipboard and pasting them to another application, such as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint