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The CHART Procedure

Results: CHART Procedure

Missing Values

PROC CHART follows these rules when handling missing values:

ODS Table Names

The CHART procedure assigns a name to each table that it creates. You can use these names to reference the table when using the Output Delivery System (ODS) to select tables and create output data sets. For more information, see SAS Output Delivery System: User's Guide.

ODS Tables Produced by the CHART Procedure
Name Description Statement Used
BLOCK A block chart BLOCK
HBAR A horizontal bar chart HBAR
PIE A pie chart PIE
STAR A star chart STAR
VBAR A vertical bar chart VBAR

Portability of ODS Output with PROC CHART

Under certain circumstances, using PROC CHART with the Output Delivery System produces files that are not portable. If the SAS system option FORMCHAR= in your SAS session uses nonstandard line-drawing characters, then the output might include strange characters instead of lines in operating environments in which the SAS Monospace font is not installed. To avoid this problem, specify the following OPTIONS statement before executing PROC CHART:

options formchar="|----|+|---+=|-/\<>*";

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