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I wanted to show top/bottom 5 zones of total business based on the difference of business as on date and business on last FY.

While calculating the difference I had used sum(by_group) in it and named the variable 'X'.

The variable 'X' is not showing in rank , this is the problem.

Can anyone please guide me on an alternative?

SAS Employee

Hi @Suprodip98 


In order to use a date data item in the Rank object, you'll need to use the TreatAs operator to convert the SAS date into a number.  


I have a blog using an older version of SAS Visual Analytics here:  Use Rank in SAS Visual Analytics to display the last date, month or rolling window 


Let me know if you have additional questions.

Thank you,


Teri Patsilaras is a Senior Manager in the Global Enablement and Learning (GEL) Team within SAS R&D's Technology Transfer and Governance Division


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