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DataValue Element (RDL)

Defines a single value for a data point.


Characteristic Description

Data type and length


Default value



1-n: Required element that can occur once or more than once.

Relationship Element

Parent element


Child elements


The number and order of data values within each data point depends on the chart type. The DataValues element must contain the following number of DataValue elements in the following order:

  • Scatter charts require two data values: X and Y.
  • Bubble charts require three data values: X, Y, and Size.
  • High-Low-Close (Stock) charts require three data values: High, Low, and Close.
  • Open-High-Low-Close and Candlestick (Stock) charts require four data values: High, Low, Open, and Close.
  • All other charts require a single data value for each data point.