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SAS/AF Software: Class Dictionary


The CSF control lets you create a Critical Success Factor object, which is a graphic that visually represents a value in a range of data. There are three representations of a CSF: Classic, Digital, and Speedometer. In each of them, an indicator shows the current value of the CSF. This value can be obtained from a SAS data set variable or an SCL variable.

The range of data used by the CSF is depicted by segments, with each segment containing a beginning and ending value, and possibly a different color. The number of segments and their corresponding colors are defined in a RANGE entry that is associated with the CSF.

The Classic CSF presents a half-moon graphic, with the segments depicted from the minimum at the left rotating around to the maximum at the right. A hub is drawn in the center, and an indicator arm points out to the edge of the graphic to where the current value is located in the range. Segment values are labeled around the edge of the CSF, and a legend may be located at any corner of the CSF or centered above or below it.

The Digital CSF presents a simple segmented bar across the top of the graphic, with a digital readout below it representing the current value of the CSF. An indicator bar is drawn at the location along the bar where the current value is located. Segment values are labeled across the top of the bar.

The Speedometer CSF presents an arc of segments rising from the left up to straight up, with a digital readout of the current value shown inside the arc. Segment values are labeled along the inside of the arc.

Note:   To use the Critical Success Factor control, you must have SAS/GRAPH software licensed at your site.   [cautionend]

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