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Bar Chart (Chart Controls)

The Bar chart type illustrates comparisons among individual items. Categories are organized horizontally while values are displayed vertically in order to place more emphasis on comparing values and less emphasis on time.

Picture of the Bar chart type

SeriesChartType value


Number of Y values per point


Number of series

One or more

Supports markers


Cannot be combined with:

Any chart type except Bar and Stacked Bar charts.

Custom attributes

BarLabelStyle, DrawingStyle, DrawSideBySide, EmptyPointValue, MaxPixelPointWidth, MinPixelPointWidth, PixelPointDepth, PixelPointGapDepth, PixelPointWidth, PointWidth