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SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics by Robert Allison

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EXAMPLE 16  Plotting Data on Floor Plans

Purpose: Provide a data-driven and programmatical way to display data on an image, at the desired location.

It is often very useful to be able to show your data on a non-traditional map such as a floor plan. This example demonstrates how to use an image of your existing floor plan, and overlay your data on it using SAS/GRAPH.

You can use this technique to visualize many types of data, such as the following:

  • tracking inventory or personnel on an office floor plan
  • visualizing game utilization on a casino floor plan
  • helping customers find items in a “big box” warehouse store
  • marking the locations where artifacts were found on a site map
  • displaying ride wait times on an amusement park map
  • visualizing ...

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