I have trouble to adjust axis X's attribute.
data test; input id x y @@; datalines; 1 -1 20 1 99 15 1 200 17 1 301 20 1 400 25 ; run; symbol1 color=black value=circle repeat=1 interpol=join height=2; axis1 minor=none label=(angle=90 rotate=0 height=2cells "Y") order=0 to 30 by 10; axis99 minor=none label=(angle=0 rotate=0 height=2cells "X") order=-100 to 400 by 100 value=(angle=0 rotate=0 height=2cells font="Times New Roman" tick=1 height=2cells " " justify=center height=2cells " " tick=2 height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "0" tick=3 height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "100" tick=4 height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "200" tick=5 height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "300" tick=6 height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "400" ); proc gplot data=test; plot y*x=id / haxis=axis99 vaxis=axis1; run; quit;
On axis X, I want these ticks (Day0, Day100, Day200, Dya300, Day400), but I don't need such as blank on Day0's left (I want smaller one).
In my dataset, there is X=-1 (lesser than Day0), so in this case, using OFFSETMIN= in PROC SGPLOT acts well, I know.
But I don't know how I can in PROC GPLOT. Please help me.
Thanks in advance.
Since your X variable is continuous* rather than nominal, it might be acceptable to display intermediate tick marks.
In this case you could change the ORDER= option of AXIS99 to, say,
order=-10 to 400 by 10
and hide the repetitive part of the VALUE= specification in a macro:
value=(angle=0 rotate=0 height=2cells font="Times New Roman" %ticks );
Macro definition (depending on the ORDER= specification, of course):
%macro ticks; %local t; %do t=1 %to 42; %if %sysfunc(mod(&t,10))=2 %then tick=&t height=2cells "Day" justify=center height=2cells "%eval(-20+&t*10)"; %else tick=&t height=2cells " " justify=center height=2cells " "; %end; %mend ticks;
Other suggestions (some of which allow the omission of the intermediate tick marks) can be found in this paper.
*(EDIT: in the sense that its values can slightly depart from the few tick mark values you want to display)
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