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Chart.SetBackgroundPicture Method

Sets the background graphic for Chart control.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in microsoft.office.tools.excel.dll)

public void SetBackgroundPicture (
	string Filename
)

Parameters

Filename

The name of the graphic file.

The following code example creates a Chart and then uses the SetBackgroundPicture method to set the background of the chart to an image file.

private void ApplyNewBackground()
{
    this.Range["A1", "A5"].Value2 = 22;
    this.Range["B1", "B5"].Value2 = 55;

    Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.Chart chart1 =
        this.Controls.AddChart(this.Range["D2", "H12"], 
        "chart1");

    chart1.SetSourceData(this.Range["A1", "B5"], 
        Excel.XlRowCol.xlColumns);
    chart1.ChartType = Excel.XlChartType.xl3DColumn;

    string backgroundFilePath = @"c:\image1.jpg";

    if (System.IO.File.Exists(backgroundFilePath))
    {
        chart1.SetBackgroundPicture(@"c:\image1.jpg");
    }
    else
    {
        MessageBox.Show(@"The file image1.jpg does not exist at C:\");
    }
}

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