Chart.DataSource Property

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Gets or sets the data source for the Chart object.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Web.DataVisualization (in System.Web.DataVisualization.dll)

public override object DataSource { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the data source for the Chart object.

The data points in a series can be bound to a data source at any time using the DataSource property.

To force the chart to bind to the data source, call the M:System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting.Chart.DataBind method.

The following is a list of objects that you can use as the data source:

  • DataView

  • Data readers (SQL, OleDB)

  • DataSet

  • DataTable

  • Binding Source

  • IDataSource

  • Arrays

  • Lists

  • All Enumerable objects

  • SqlCommand / OleDbCommand (DataSource data-binding only)

  • SqlDataAdapter / OleDbDataAdapter (DataSource data-binding only)

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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