BuildChart class

Office 2013 and later

Build Chart. When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is a:bldChart.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Drawing
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

public class BuildChart : OpenXmlLeafElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

bldChart (Build Chart)

This element specifies how to build the animation for a diagram.

[Example: Consider the following example where a chart is specified to be animated by category rather than as one entity. Thus, the bldChart element should be used as follows:

  <p:bldGraphic spid="4" grpId="0">
      <a:bldChart bld="category"/>

end example]

Parent Elements

bldSub (§19.5.17)



animBg (Animate Background)

Specifies whether or not the chart background elements should be animated as well. [Note: An example of background elements are grid lines and the chart legend. end note]

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema boolean datatype.

bld (Build)

Specifies how the chart is built. The animation animates the sub-elements in the container in the particular order defined by this attribute.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_AnimationChartBuildType simple type (§

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_AnimationChartBuildProperties) is located in §A.4.1. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.