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SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics by Robert Allison

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EXAMPLE 4  Using an Image As Part of the Graph

Purpose: Demonstrate how to use an image as part of the graph itself.

Although a simple graph is usually best for analyzing data, sometimes a visually captivating graph is needed for certain situations or audiences. Sometimes you need a graph that will catch people’s attention and lure them into reading an article, or stopping on a webpage, to learn more about the data shown in the captivating graph.

When you need to create such a graph, I encourage you to try to add fanciness that is at least related to the data, rather than simply using random graphical tricks like bright colors, glittery images, three-dimensionality, or what is sometimes called “dancing bologna.”

The graph described here ...

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