Chart Types

The Chart control contains various chart types. Each chart type defines a unique set of requirements based on its features, including:

  • The number of Y values to plot.

  • Number of series allowed.

  • Chart types it cannot be combined with.

  • Customization features.

  • Marker support.

  • 3D support.

100% Stacked Area Chart

Displays multiple series of data as stacked areas. The cumulative proportion of each stacked element is always 100% of the Y axis.

100% Stacked Bar Chart

Displays multiple series of data as stacked bars. The cumulative proportion of each stacked element is always 100% of the Y axis.

100% Stacked Column Chart

Displays multiple series of data as stacked columns. The cumulative proportion of each stacked element is always 100% of the Y axis.

Area Chart

Emphasizes the degree of change over time and shows the relationship of the parts to a whole.

Bar Chart

Illustrates comparisons among individual items.

Box Plot Chart

Consists of one or more box symbols that summarize the distribution of the data within one or more data sets.

Bubble Chart

A variation of the Point chart type, where the data points are replaced by bubbles of different sizes.

Candlestick Chart

Used to display stock information using high, low, open and close values.

Column Chart

Uses a sequence of columns to compare values across categories.

Doughnut Chart

Similar to the Pie chart type, except that it has a hole in the center.

Error Bar Chart

Consists of lines with markers that are used to display statistical information about the data displayed in a graph.

FastLine Chart

A variation of the Line chart that significantly reduces the drawing time of a series that contains a very large number of data points.

FastPoint Chart

A variation of the Point chart type that significantly reduces the drawing time of a series that contains a very large number of data points.

Funnel Chart

Displays in a funnel shape data that equals 100% when totaled.

Kagi Chart

Displays a series of connecting vertical lines where the thickness and direction of the lines are dependent on the action of the price value.

Line Chart

Illustrates trends in data with the passing of time.

Pie Chart

Shows how proportions of data, shown as pie-shaped pieces, contribute to the data as a whole.

Point Chart

Uses points to represent data points.

Point and Figure Chart

Disregards the passage of time and only displays changes in prices.

Polar Chart

A circular graph on which data points are displayed using the angle, and the distance from the center point.

Pyramid Chart

Displays data that, when combined, equals 100%.

Radar Chart

A circular chart that is used primarily as a data comparison tool.

Range Chart

Displays a range of data by plotting two Y values per data point, with each Y value being drawn as a line chart.

Range Bar Chart

Displays separate events that have beginning and end values.

Range Column Chart

Displays a range of data by plotting two Y values per data point.

Renko Chart

Displays a series of connecting vertical lines where the thickness and direction of the lines are dependent on the action of the price value.

Spline Chart

A Line chart that plots a fitted curve through each data point in a series.

Spline Area Chart

An Area chart that plots a fitted curve through each data point in a series.

Spline Range Chart

Displays a range of data by plotting two Y values per data point, with each Y value drawn as a line chart.

Stacked Area Chart

An Area chart that stacks two or more data series on top of one another.

Stacked Bar Chart

Displays series of the same chart type as stacked bars.

Stacked Column Chart

Used to compare the contribution of each value to a total across categories.

Step Line Chart

Similar to the Line chart type, but uses vertical and horizontal lines to connect the data points in a series forming a step-like progression.

Stock Chart

Displays significant stock price points including the open, close, high, and low price points.

Three Line Break Chart

Displays a series of vertical boxes, or lines, that reflect changes in price values.

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