A Few (Hundred) SAS Graphs to Choose From!...

I've created several hundred SAS graphs over the years. I was just musing to myself this morning how nicely Google lets me peruse through images of my graphs. And I thought some of you might also like to know how to do that...

Most of you know how to search for keywords with Google. For example, you can search for 'robert allison charts,' and you get quite a few hits. But did you know that instead of searching for the default 'All' matches (where Google shows you links), you can click the 'Images' option (circled in red below) to show you matching images instead?

Also, instead of searching the entire web, you can limit your search to a certain website (such as sas.com, blogs.sas.com, or robslink.com) by specifying that as part of the search. For example, below I limit it to just 'site: robslink.com':

And now, with that search, you can scroll through lots & lots of images of charts on my site. Be sure to click the real link (in the previous sentence), but I'll also add a few screen-captures below to help lure you in. Hopefully this will give you some ideas of things you can do with SAS, and new ways to search for help & example!

What are your favorite ways to search for SAS examples and ideas? Feel free to share in the comments below.

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Robert Allison, The Graph Guy!, SAS

Robert Allison has worked at SAS for more than 20 years and is perhaps the foremost expert in creating custom graphs using SAS/GRAPH. His educational background is in computer science, and he holds a BS, MS, and PhD from North Carolina State University. He is the author of several conference papers, has won a few graphic competitions, and has written a book calledSAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics.

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Re: The Wonders Of Search
  • 9/28/2016 10:11:19 PM


That's quite a colorful portfolio. And thanks to Robert for the tips on narrowing searches. Gotta try that ...


Re: The Wonders Of Search
  • 9/21/2016 11:25:52 AM

Excellent post Robert, as usual you've expanded on my bag of tricks. As noted, search functions have become more powerful and captivating.

The Wonders Of Search
  • 9/21/2016 9:33:34 AM

Yep, search on Google (and presumably others I don't use), has become rather amazing how easy it is to find anything. I don't bother usually remembering a website name as a destination anymore, but just put exact terms I'm looking for into the search box and whammo, there it is, quicker than drilling down from a website home page.