Color Banding SAS Program

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There has been discussion on the BirdBand listserver about color band sequences. I have developed a SAS program to generate color band sequences for putting the bands on either one or two legs.

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  • You specify the color bands you have
  • Supports both striped bands and bands with a single color
  • An example is included to show merging in your existing color band records to verify which sequences you have already used
  • You can enter color sequences you do not want to have next to each other
  • If banding on both legs, the program assures a color is only used once
  • The program assures that two colors are not used next to each other. For example you could have a sequence of Y/R/Y, but the program will not generate Y/Y/R.

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