Bar Chart - Charts Object

Description

A bar chart or bar graph presenting the categorical data in rectangular bars with heights or lengths proportional to their represented values. 

The bars can be plotted vertically or horizontally.  A vertical bar chart is called a column chart.

 

Properties and Functions

Info

  • Name
  • Size
  • Location
  • ZIndex
  • Draggable

Configuration

  • Type
  • Show Chart Border
  • Show Horizontal Lines
  • Show Vertical Lines
  • Axis Color
  • Background Color
  • Plot Area Color
  • Title Color
  • Legend Color
  • Y Axis
  • Series
  • Series Configuration
  • Title
  • Title Format
  • Title Horizontal Alignment
  • Legend Format
  • Legend Size
  • Number of Decimals
  • Is Enabled
  • Is Visible
  • ToolTip

Functions

  • .Title
  • .TitleHorizontalAlignment
  • .BackgroundColor
  • .PlotAreaColor
  • .ShowGridBorder
  • .UpdateTitleFormat()
  • .UpdateLegendFormat()
  • .UpdateLegendSize()

Inserting a Bar Chart

To create a new Bar Chart in the Graphics Document:

  1. Click the “Bar Chart” button in the Ribbon.
  2. Place the mouse pointer where you want to create the Bar Chart.
  3. Click to create the new Bar Chart.

Bar Config

 
  • Type:  There are 2 Chart types:  Bar and Column.
  • Show Chart Border:  Show or do not show the chart border.
  • Show Vertical Lines:  Determine if the chart will display vertical lines or not.
  • Show Horizontal Lines:  Determine if the chart will display horizontal lines or not.
  • Axis Color:  Selects the color of the chart Axis.
  • Background Color:  Selects the color of the chart background.
  • Plot Area Color:  Selects the color of area where the data points are going to be shown.
  • Title Color:  Selects the color of the title.
  • Legend Color:  Selects the color of the legend.
  • Y Axis:  Inserts the needed categories.  If there are more than 1 category, place “;” between categories.  For example:  cat1; cat2; cat3.
  • Series:  Writes the name of the series that will be shown in the Chart.
  • Button :  Inserts a series in the Chart.
  • Title:  Writes the title that will be shown in the Chart.
  • Title Format:  Changes the font format of the Chart title.
  • Title Horizontal Alignment:  Selects the alignment of the chart title:  Left, Right or Center.
  • Legend Format:  Changes the chart legend font format.
  • Legend Size:  Changes the size of the chart legend.
  • Tooltip:  Writes the message that will be shown when mouse pointer is over the Chart.
  • Is Enabled:  Chooses if the Chart will be enabled or not.
  • Is Visible:  Chooses if the Chart will be visible or not.

Example

The example below a configured Bar and Column Charts: NOTE: the “TagB” is an array tag with 7 positions

Security

It is possible to configure different permissions per profile for this object. For further information, please check the Security white paper.

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