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GraphGuy
Meteorite | Level 14

If you can't find a way to do this with sgplot in your version of SAS (or without using annotate), here's how you could do it in a very straightforward manner with SAS/Graph gplot ...

 

proc format;
value xf
1="very long text long text X very long text long text"
2="long text long text, too X long text long text, too";
run;


data test;
x=1; y=2;
output;
x=2; y=3;
output;
run;


axis1 minor=none order=(2 to 3 by .2);


axis2 split='X' minor=none order=(1 to 2 by 1) offset=(10,10)
label=(justify=center "Will this very long, long, long text split somewhere after here"
           justify=center "and this further text be line 2?");


symbol1 value=circle height=1.5 interpol=join color=blue;


proc gplot data=test;
format x xf.;
plot y*x=1 /
vaxis=axis1 haxis=axis2;
run;

 

split.png

 

In one of the comments, you mentioned wanting to be able to use this with hh mm ss time formatted values(?) I have successfully used the SAS/Graph axis split=' ' option with the spaces in date values (formatted with nldateymm8.), so I think that should work in time values also. Here's the example with split date values:

 

 

lake_wheeler_enterococci_2014.png

 

 

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