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ChartImageFormat Enumeration

Specifies the image type for the chart.

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

public enum ChartImageFormat

Member nameDescription
JpegA JPEG image format.
PngA PNG image format.
BmpA bitmap (BMP) image format.
TiffA TIFF image format.
GifA GIF image format.
EmfA Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF) image format.
EmfPlusA Windows Enhanced Metafile Plus (EMF+) image format.
EmfDualA Windows Enhanced Metafile Dual (EMF-dual) image format.

The ChartImageFormat enumeration represents an image type that is used to save the chart to a file or stream.


Only charts saved to disk can use the EmfDual and EmfPlus formats. Charts cannot be rendered on a Web page using EMF-dual or EMF+.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.