ODS Graphics: Essentials

  • Tuition USD $1,950 GSA  $1,768.26
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1110 Ratings
  • Course Code ODSGIN
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course teaches you how to produce high-quality presentation graphs using ODS Graphics, which is part of Base SAS beginning with SAS 9.3.

Who Can Benefit

  • SAS users who want to generate and enhance graphs with programming syntax from ODS Graphics

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this course, you should have completed the SAS® Programming 1: Essentials course or have equivalent programming experience.

Course Details

Introduction

  • course logistics
  • ODS Graphics
  • ODS Graphics versus SAS/GRAPH

Getting Started with ODS Graphics

  • ODS destination statements
  • ODS GRAPHICS statement
  • statistical procedures

SGPLOT Procedure

  • bar charts
  • scatter and line plots
  • additional basic plots
  • distribution plots
  • fit and confidence plots

Appearance of Plots

  • plot attributes
  • reference lines and text boxes
  • axis appearance
  • legend appearance
  • user-defined style templates
  • additional examples

SGPANEL Procedure

  • PANELBY statement
  • axis and legend appearance

SGSCATTER Procedure

  • PLOT statement
  • COMPARE statement
  • MATRIX statement

SG Annotation and Attribute Maps

  • introduction to SG annotation
  • drawing space
  • LINE and ARROW functions
  • TEXT and TEXTCONT functions
  • attribute maps

SAS Graph Template Language

  • Graph Template Language and SGRENDER procedure
  • dynamic references and macro variables

ODS Graphics Designer and Editor

  • ODS Graphics Designer
  • SGRENDER and SGDESIGN procedures
  • ODS Graphics Editor

ODS Graphics Designer

  • using the ODS Graphics Designer
  • saving and redisplaying graphs using Graph Template Language (GTL) and the SGRENDER procedure
  • saving SGD files and redisplaying graphs using the SGDESIGN procedure

Learning More

  • SAS resources
  • next steps

ODS Graphics Editor

  • creating an SGE file and opening the editor
  • modifying attributes of an existing graph
  • adding elements to a graph

Using Attribute Maps

  • creating and using attribute maps

Using ODS Graphics with SAS Enterprise Guide

  • creating plots using Base SAS and statistical procedures
  • creating graphs using ODS Graphics procedures
  • general considerations for creating graphics using SAS Enterprise Guide
  • using the ODS Graphics Designer and ODS Graphics Editor

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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