Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 15:06:49 -0700
Reply-To: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
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From: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
Subject: Re: CX colors in SAS
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Doesn't Tufte claim that there are no intuitive color progressions
represnting intensity or degree? And what about people who are
color-blind (up to 10% of males in some countries).
On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:10:48 -0700, "RolandRB" <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
> On Mar 15, 3:29 pm, RolandRB <rolandbe...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > As I have stated before, I am working on a graphical patient profiler.
> > In this regard, I have been working on colors to find color sequences
> > that are intuitive progressions. This could be used for showing that a
> > dose has increased or decreased, for example, without having to look
> > at a legend inbetween looking at colors. I have been trying to find
> > six-color sequences for dose changes and I have been having some
> > success.
> > Colors in SAS can be stated as CX colors that are RGB values.
> > Black=CX000000, White=CXFFFFFF, Red=CXFF0000, Green=CX00FF00 and
> > Blue=CX0000FF. These eight character strings are useful for annotate
> > datasets since you are limited to eight characters for the color. They
> > can also be used in a goptions statement such as ctext=CX000000 (no
> > quotes).
> > I have been producing some color charts that show color combinations.
> > These are very useful for finding color sequences. You can link to
> > these below as well as to the program that created them.
> > http://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor1.htmlhttp://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor2.htmlhttp://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor3.htmlhttp://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor4.htmlhttp://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor5.htmlhttp://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolor6.html
> > http://www.datasavantconsulting.com/roland/cxcolors.sas
> cxcolor4-6 were just mirror images of cxcolor1-3 so deleted.