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How to draw charts in asp.net using MS chart

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19 Oct 2011CPOL

CHARTS in ASP.NET


This article describes you about how to draw a chart in asp.net using MS chart. First we need to install MS chart Software in our system. Here is a link for downloading MSChart. Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5[^]

Refer following link for Installing MS chart adding into vs 2008 toolbox and using MS chart with sample code http://aspnetnova.blogspot.com/2009/01/installing-ms-chart-adding-into-vs-2008.html[^]

After adding ms chart into toolbox Double click on chart control in your toolbox.Chart will be added in your web page like the following.
XML
<asp:Chart ID="Chart1" runat="server">
    <Series>
        <asp:Series Name="Series1">
        </asp:Series>
    </Series>
    <ChartAreas>
        <asp:ChartArea Name="ChartArea1">
        </asp:ChartArea>
    </ChartAreas>
</asp:Chart>

If we wanted to represent more than one attribute then we need to add
XML
<asp:Series Name="Series2" ChartArea="ChartArea1"  Color="#000066">                 
</asp:Series>

in <Series> </Series> tag

Function for creating a chart :
C#
private void fillTempPulseEtc()
        {
                double[] temp = { 0.0, 111.0 };
                double[] time = { -23.0, 23.59 };
                for (int i = 0;i <= 2; i++)
                {
                    Chart1.Series[0].Points.DataBindXY(time, temp);
                }
                Chart1.Series[0].ChartType = System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting.SeriesChartType.Column;

            }

In page load call fillTempPulseEtc() We can select Pie, Point, Area, Doughnut etc charts using
C#
System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting.SeriesChartType.Column;

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QuestionCharts can be created by using chart control and Series Pin
venki Livestrong15-Oct-14 20:47
Membervenki Livestrong15-Oct-14 20:47 
GeneralVery good reference. Pin
Dj Gueds2-Jan-13 1:37
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GeneralMy vote of 4 Pin
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GeneralRe: My vote of 4 Pin
raj ch19-Apr-12 21:34
Memberraj ch19-Apr-12 21:34 
GeneralReason for my vote of 4 nothing Pin
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