This course is intended for experienced SAS Enterprise Guide users who want to create customized reports and graphs. You learn how to use point-and-click tasks and wizards in SAS Enterprise Guide to generate detail and summary reports. You also learn how to enhance reports by using task options and modifying the generated SAS code. In addition, the course illustrates how to create and customize bar charts, map charts, histograms, box plots, scatter plots, line plots, and bar-line charts using SAS Enterprise Guide tasks and wizards.


Before attending this course, you should have completed the SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting course or have equivalent knowledge. SAS programming experience is not required.

This course addresses SAS Enterprise Guide software.

Who should attend

Experienced SAS Enterprise Guide users who want to create complex reports and graphs using point-and-click methods and simple code modifications

Delegates will learn how to

  • build complex tabular reports with the Summary Tables task
  • create and apply custom formats to improve the displayed data values
  • generate customized bar charts
  • analyze the distribution of numeric variables with histograms and box plots
  • produce map charts to display data geographically
  • examine trends with scatter plots and line plots.


Course Overview

  • overview of topics and data
  • preparing data
  • output options

Bar Charts

  • Bar Chart Wizard
  • Bar Chart task
  • creating and applying custom formats
  • customizing Bar Chart code

Summary Tables Task

  • Summary Tables Wizard
  • Summary Tables task
  • enhancing results with Summary Tables properties
  • displaying percentages
  • customizing Summary Tables code
  • adding a computed column to a report

Picturing Distributions

  • visualizing distributions
  • picturing distributions with tasks

Map Charts

  • overview of mapping
  • using the Map task to create a simple map chart
  • customizing map charts
  • manipulating data for complex maps

Scatter Plots and Line Plots

  • scatter plots
  • single line plots
  • overlaid line plots

Learning More

  • additional graph examples
  • learning more