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RobP
Quartz | Level 8

I'm trying to place some annotations on a map.  I have two sets of annotations, a bubble plot and a text annotation.

 

If there are more than 500 observations in the annotation dataset, the text plot annotation does not get annotated to the map.

 

The weird thing is, if I have a bubble plot by itself there doesn't appear to be a limit to how many observations it will annotate, it will happily place down 600 bubble annotations.  It's only once I have multiple 'series' being annotated that this shows up.

 

Code to reproduce (run it twice, once with the obs statement commented, then again with it uncommented):

 

data annotations_bubble;
  do x = -70 to -80 by -.1;
    do y = 35 to 39 by 1;
      size = 1;
      output;
    end;
  end;
run;

data annotations_text;
  x = -75;
  y = 37.5;
  size = .;
  text = 'X';
run;

data annotations_all;
  set annotations_text
      annotations_bubble(/* obs=499 */)  /* <------ UNCOMMENT HERE TO SEE ISSUE */      
      ;
run;


* BUBBLEPLOT;
ods graphics / reset=all imagename="bubble" imagefmt=png width=&img_width height=&img_height border=off;
proc sgmap mapdata=maps.states
           plotdata=annotations_all;
           ;
           
  esrimap url='http://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/Canvas/World_Light_Gray_Base';
  
  text x=x y=y text=text   / textattrs=(size=50pt color=black);
  bubble x=x y=y size=size / fillattrs=(color=green);
  
%runquit;

 

Does anyone have a workaround for this? I'm currently running 9.4 TS1M5.

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GraphGuy
Meteorite | Level 14

I tried this on 9.4m7 Windows SAS, and it works there, therefore I'm guessing the underlying limitation was fixed.

 

Here's a slightly cleaned-up version of the example (and I ran it with 861 bubbles):

 

data bubbles;
do long = -160 to -80 by 2;
   do lat = 30 to 70 by 2;
      size = 1;
      output;
      end;
   end;
run;

 

data text;
text_long=-75 ; text_lat=37.5; text='X';
run;

 

data annotations_all; set text bubbles;
run;

 

proc sgmap mapdata=mapsgfk.us_states plotdata=annotations_all;
openstreetmap;
choromap / mapid=statecode;
bubble x=long y=lat size=size / fillattrs=(color=green);
text x=text_long y=text_lat text=text / textattrs=(size=50pt color=red);
run;

 

bubble.png

 

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Reeza
Super User
Same in 9.4 TS1M6
This is likely a tech support question 😞
GraphGuy
Meteorite | Level 14

I tried this on 9.4m7 Windows SAS, and it works there, therefore I'm guessing the underlying limitation was fixed.

 

Here's a slightly cleaned-up version of the example (and I ran it with 861 bubbles):

 

data bubbles;
do long = -160 to -80 by 2;
   do lat = 30 to 70 by 2;
      size = 1;
      output;
      end;
   end;
run;

 

data text;
text_long=-75 ; text_lat=37.5; text='X';
run;

 

data annotations_all; set text bubbles;
run;

 

proc sgmap mapdata=mapsgfk.us_states plotdata=annotations_all;
openstreetmap;
choromap / mapid=statecode;
bubble x=long y=lat size=size / fillattrs=(color=green);
text x=text_long y=text_lat text=text / textattrs=(size=50pt color=red);
run;

 

bubble.png

 

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