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Overview
Regardless of the type of chart displayed in the Chart control, all its characteristics can be configured via its description window.
This window is available in the page, window and report editors. This page presents:
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Chart control in a window
The characteristics of the Chart control are defined directly in the description window:
  • Type of chart ("General" tab).
  • Characteristics of X and Y axes ("General" tab).
  • Display of gridlines ("General" tab).
  • Appearance and zoom ("Details" tab).
  • Versions 20 and later
    Display of crosshair ("Details" tab). See Crosshair in a chart for more details.
    New in version 20
    Display of crosshair ("Details" tab). See Crosshair in a chart for more details.
    Display of crosshair ("Details" tab). See Crosshair in a chart for more details.
  • Title and legend of chart ("Details" tab). Remark: The window editor also allows you to directly position the chart elements in the editor. See Handling a chart in the editor for more details.
  • Background image ("Details" tab).
  • 3D animation ("Details" tab).
  • Versions 19 and later
    2D animation ("Details" tab), for most charts (Area, Bubble, Line, Donut, Semi-circular, Column, MinMax, Radar, Pie Waterfall). See Animation of Chart control for more details.
    New in version 19
    2D animation ("Details" tab), for most charts (Area, Bubble, Line, Donut, Semi-circular, Column, MinMax, Radar, Pie Waterfall). See Animation of Chart control for more details.
    2D animation ("Details" tab), for most charts (Area, Bubble, Line, Donut, Semi-circular, Column, MinMax, Radar, Pie Waterfall). See Animation of Chart control for more details.
  • Characteristics of series ("Series" tab). See Mode for filling the Chart controls for more details.
  • Appearance of different chart elements: caption, color of axes, color of gridlines, ... ("Style" tab).
For more details about the different options found in the tabs, see:
WINDEV At runtime, a popup menu allows the end user to modify the chart presentation.
For more details, see Handling the Chart controls at runtime.
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Chart control in a report

Chart control in a report

A chart printed in a report can represent:
  • the entire data displayed in the report: the report contains a single chart.
  • the data per break: the report contains as many charts as the number of breaks.
  • the global sums of the different breaks: the report contains a single chart.
  • Versions 17 and later
    data different from the ones displayed in the report. This data can be defined by programming, come from a WLanguage array, be defined in the control description window, etc.
    New in version 17
    data different from the ones displayed in the report. This data can be defined by programming, come from a WLanguage array, be defined in the control description window, etc.
    data different from the ones displayed in the report. This data can be defined by programming, come from a WLanguage array, be defined in the control description window, etc.
Versions 17 and later
From version 17, Chart controls have evolved and are now similar to the controls available in windows and pages. To take this evolution into account in the report editor, select "Upgrade the Chart control" from the popup menu of the control.
You also have the ability to print a chart only (without printing the source data). In this case, the block containing the data is not displayed ("Visible" is unchecked in the "Details" tab of the block description).
The characteristics of the Chart control are defined directly in the description window:
  • Type of chart ("General" tab)
  • Characteristics of X and Y axes ("General" tab)
  • Display of gridlines ("General" tab)
  • Layout ("Details" tab)
  • Title and legend of chart ("Details" tab)
  • Background image ("Details" tab)
  • Characteristics of series ("Series" tab). See Mode for filling the Chart controls for more details.
For more details about the different options found in the tabs, see:
New in version 17
From version 17, Chart controls have evolved and are now similar to the controls available in windows and pages. To take this evolution into account in the report editor, select "Upgrade the Chart control" from the popup menu of the control.
You also have the ability to print a chart only (without printing the source data). In this case, the block containing the data is not displayed ("Visible" is unchecked in the "Details" tab of the block description).
The characteristics of the Chart control are defined directly in the description window:
  • Type of chart ("General" tab)
  • Characteristics of X and Y axes ("General" tab)
  • Display of gridlines ("General" tab)
  • Layout ("Details" tab)
  • Title and legend of chart ("Details" tab)
  • Background image ("Details" tab)
  • Characteristics of series ("Series" tab). See Mode for filling the Chart controls for more details.
For more details about the different options found in the tabs, see:
From version 17, Chart controls have evolved and are now similar to the controls available in windows and pages. To take this evolution into account in the report editor, select "Upgrade the Chart control" from the popup menu of the control.
You also have the ability to print a chart only (without printing the source data). In this case, the block containing the data is not displayed ("Visible" is unchecked in the "Details" tab of the block description).
The characteristics of the Chart control are defined directly in the description window:
  • Type of chart ("General" tab)
  • Characteristics of X and Y axes ("General" tab)
  • Display of gridlines ("General" tab)
  • Layout ("Details" tab)
  • Title and legend of chart ("Details" tab)
  • Background image ("Details" tab)
  • Characteristics of series ("Series" tab). See Mode for filling the Chart controls for more details.
For more details about the different options found in the tabs, see:
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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