SAS/GRAPH software creates and delivers accurate, high-impact visuals that enable decision makers to gain a quick understanding of critical business issues.
The most recent release is SAS/GRAPH 9.4.
There are many changes and enhancements for SAS/GRAPH 9.4. Highlights include the following:
- The GEOCODE procedure now supports non-U.S. street geocoding. A new import macro program, %GEOBASE2GEOCODE, and an updated version of %TIGER2GEOCODE are available from the SAS Maps Online web site. These macros create lookup data sets in the new format. Starting with the first maintenance release of SAS 9.4, a new variable enables handling of multiple street type abbreviations during street geocoding, and two new variables in the SASHELP.ZIPCODE lookup data set further support city geocoding. Starting with the second maintenance release of SAS 9.4, the city geocoding method offers a new variable to handle non-standard state values, changes requirements for the customized versions of the SASHELP.GCSTATE lookup data set, changes variable values within the SASHELP.GCSTATE lookup data set, allows non-abbreviated state names, and offers an improved %TIGER2GEOCODE import program.
- The map data sets in the MAPSGFK library have been updated.
- The SVG and GIF devices now support animation. In addition, the GIF device now supports RGBA color mode (transparency) and anti-aliasing.
- The new TIFF and TIFFK devices produce TIFF images and support the RGBA and CMYK color modes, respectively.
- The new EMFDUAL device produces graphics file containing both EMF and EMF Plus records. It supports RGBA colors (transparency).
- The new %SHORTCUT autocall macro creates a shortcut device that is linked to the existing Universal Printer of the same name. It can also define a new Universal Printer and shortcut device and link the device to the Universal Printer.
- The Annotate Facility has several enhancements. The IMGPATH variable now accepts a URL location for graphics that are on web pages. The HTML= option enables you to animate text labels that are created with the LABEL function. The %CENTROID macro has been enhanced to return more accurate centroid locations.
- The GKPI procedure now supports user-defined formats.
- The Tile Chart applet supports adding one or more custom menu items to the tile chart pop-up menu.
- The Treeview applet supports assigning multiple drill-down links for each node in the diagram.
- Starting with the first maintenance release of SAS 9.4, the CHORO statement in the GMAP procedure supports a production level of the OSM (OpenStreetMap) option when displaying maps using a JAVA or JAVAIMG device. This is an appearance option that enables you to use the OpenStreetMap (OSM) map as a background map.
- Starting with the second maintenance release of SAS 9.4, the GRADAR procedure offers a new parameter on the SPKLABEL= option.
- Starting with the second maintenance release of SAS 9.4, the JAVAIMG and ACTXIMG are supported devices for the PowerPoint destination, and the ZPNG device is disabled. Also, new HTML attributes are added to the SVG, SVGT, and SVGView devices.
- Starting with the second maintenance release of SAS 9.4, the GTILE procedure now supports the NOLEGEND option.
Free Online Documentation
- Most recent release for SAS/GRAPH
NOTE: Documentation for ODS Graphics, including the Graph Template Language, SG procedures, ODS Graphics Designer, and ODS Graphics Editor, is in Base SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) Graphics Suite.
- For information about new features in SAS/GRAPH, see the What's New topic in SAS/GRAPH 9.4: Reference. This topic provides links to the documentation for the new features.
- For information about new features in SAS/GRAPH Mapping, see the What's New topic in SAS/GRAPH 9.4 Mapping Reference. This topic provides links to the documentation for the new features.
- SAS/GRAPH 9.4: Reference, Fifth Edition PDF | HTML | Samples ZIP
- SAS/GRAPH 9.4: Mapping Reference PDF | HTML | Samples ZIP
- SAS/GRAPH Procedures HTML
- SAS/GRAPH 9.4: Java Applets and ActiveX Control User's Guide PDF | HTML
- Help for SAS/GRAPH 9.4 is accessible within the product. The help for SAS/GRAPH also includes information about Graph N' Go and image capabilities.
- SAS/GRAPH 9.4: Network Visualization Workshop User's Guide PDF | HTML
- SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: User's Guide, Fifth Edition PDF | HTML | Buy | Examples ZIP
- SAS 9.4 Output Delivery System: Advanced Topics, Third Edition PDF | HTML
- Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4, Second Edition PDF | HTML
Examples and Resources on the Web
- For information about using ODS Graphics for data visualization in SAS, see Sanjay Matangeâ€™s blog Graphically Speaking. Sanjayâ€™s blog covers topics related to the ODS Graphics procedures, the SAS Graph Template Language, and the SAS ODS Graphics Designer.
- For a simple interface to business and analytical graph examples, see the Focus Areas Graphics site. The site is maintained by the SAS Data Visualization team.
- For a collection of graphs organized by SAS procedure, see the Graphics Samples Output Gallery. Each graph in this gallery links to the source code in SAS Samples & Notes. The gallery is maintained by SAS Technical Support.
- For a searchable collection of examples, see Samples & SAS Notes. You can browse by topic, search for a particular note, search for a particular technology such as SGPLOT, and conduct other searches.
- For support and to share your experiences and questions regarding SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics, see the SAS Community SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics.
- All online documentation for supported releases of SAS/GRAPH [HTML]
- SAS/GRAPH titles in online bookstore [HTML]
- Featured Titles
- The How-to Book for SAS/Graph Software [Purchase book]
- Learning SAS by Example, A Programmer's Guide [Purchase book]
- The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fourth Edition [Purchase book]
- Maps Made Easy Using SAS [Purchase book]
- SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics [Purchase book]
- Saving Time and Money Using SAS [Purchase book]
- SAS Technical Papers for SAS/GRAPH [HTML]
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Graphically SpeakingSanjay Matange focused on the usage of ODS Graphics for data visualization in SAS.
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