Book description
The Graph Template Language (GTL) and the Statistical Graphics (SG) procedures are powerful new additions to SAS for creating highquality statistical graphics. Warren F. Kuhfeld's Statistical Graphics in SAS: An Introduction to the Graph Template Language and the Statistical Graphics Procedures provides a parallel and exampledriven introduction to the SG procedures and the GTL. Most graphs in the book are produced in at least two ways. Each example provides prototype code for getting started with the GTL and with the SG procedures. While you do not need to write a template to make many useful graphs, understanding the GTL enables you to create custom graphs that cannot be produced by the SG procedures. Knowing the GTL also helps you modify the sometimes complex templates that SAS provides.
Written for anyone interested in statistical graphics, Statistical Graphics in SAS is a comprehensive introduction to these two aspects of ODS Graphics. It helps you understand the basics of what you can do with the SG procedures as well as how you can go beyond that by using the full power of the GTL.
Table of contents
 Copyright
 Preface
 About This Book

1. GTL and the SG Procedures
 1.1 Scatter Plot
 1.2 Regression Fit Plot
 1.3 Bar Chart
 1.4 Histogram
 1.5 Density Plot
 1.6 Box Plot
 1.7 Series Plot
 1.8 Dot Plot
 1.9 Ellipses
 1.10 Bubble Plot
 1.11 Line Plot
 1.12 Needle Plot
 1.13 Step Plot
 1.14 Vector Plot
 1.15 Contour Plot
 1.16 Block Plot
 1.17 ThreeDimensional Surface Plot
 1.18 ThreeDimensional Histogram

1.19 References
 2. Panels
 3. Style Templates

3.8 References

4. Graph Template Modification
 4.1 Dynamic Variables and Graph Template Modification
 4.2 Changing Titles and Axis Labels
 4.3 Changing Titles and Axis Labels Set by Dynamic Variables
 4.4 Modifying Colors, Lines, Markers, Axes, and Reference Lines
 4.5 Legends
 4.6 Lattice Layout and Panels
 4.7 Conditional Template Logic
 4.8 Paneled Displays
 4.9 BY Groups

4.10 References

A. Introduction to ODS Graphics
 A.1 ODS Destinations
 A.2 Accessing Individual Graphs
 A.3 Specifying the Size and Resolution of Graphs
 A.4 PLOTS= Option
 A.5 Viewing Your Graphs in the SAS Windowing Environment
 A.6 Determining Graph Names and Labels
 A.7 The Default Template Stores and the ODS PATH
 A.8 Modifying Your Graphs
 A.9 Data Objects
 A.10 Recommended Reading
 B. Some Tips and Techniques for Understanding the GTL
Product information
 Title: Statistical Graphics in SAS®: An Introduction to the Graph Template Language and the Statistical Graphics Procedures
 Author(s):
 Release date: February 2010
 Publisher(s): SAS Institute
 ISBN: 9781607644859
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