Chart.DataSource Property

Gets or sets the data source for the Chart object.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Web.DataVisualization (in System.Web.DataVisualization.dll)

[PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.Attribute)]
[BindableAttribute(true)]
public override Object DataSource { get; set; }
<asp:Chart DataSource="Object" />

Property Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the data source for the Chart object.

The data points in a series can be bound to a data source at any time using the DataSource property.

To force the chart to bind to the data source, call the DataBind method.

The following is a list of objects that you can use as the data source:

  • DataView

  • Data readers (SQL, OleDB)

  • DataSet

  • DataTable

  • Binding Source

  • IDataSource

  • Arrays

  • Lists

  • All Enumerable objects

  • SqlCommand / OleDbCommand (DataSource data-binding only)

  • SqlDataAdapter / OleDbDataAdapter (DataSource data-binding only)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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