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Posted 1 Feb 2006

Simple Charts Using OWC (Office Web Component)

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An article on Simple Chart Representation Using OWC

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This is a simple project for beginners to get some knowledge about using OWC in a C#.NET application for chart representation.


Office 2003 Web Components do not provide event handling by default. We need to do some alterations. Kindly follow this link to get more information: Handle Events for the Office 2003 Web Components in Visual Studio .NET.

Using the code

After we convert OWC for event handling, we can add a reference to our project.


  1. Create a OWC Chart.
  2. Add the required number of chart series in it.
  3. Give the values for each chart series.
  4. Customize your chart to display it in the format you wish.
string strSeriesName = "My Series";
string strCategory = "1,2,3,4,5";
string strValue = "3,8,2,8,4";
//Add a series to the chart’s series collection
ChSeries series = chchart.SeriesCollection.Add(0);
//Give the name of the series
//Give the Categories
//Give The values

Points of Interest

I hope you've enjoyed this little tutorial. In future, I will provide you lot more stuff. And I am expecting your valuable suggestions.


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About the Author

Andrews Raj
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
I am a software engineer working in Blr, india.
working in c++, vc++, mfc, c#.Net, COM/ATL.

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