Friday, December 16, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Just for fun.

data cars;
   set sashelp.cars;
   length label $10.;
   keep invoice weight enginesize type label;
   if _n_ = 1 then label = 'Merry';
   if _n_ = 50 then label = 'Christmas';
run;

proc sgplot data = cars noautolegend;
   bubble x = invoice y = weight size = enginesize / group = type datalabel = label datalabelattrs=(color=red 
      family="garamond" style=italic size=45 weight= bold) transparency=0.4;
   xaxis max = 80000 label = ' '; yaxis label = ' ' max = 6000;
run;

Good math, bad engineering

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