- How to Add a Chart Control to a UX Component
The Chart Control can be used to create charts that display information, such as stock values or trend lines, in a UX Component.
- How to Add a Google Chart to a UX Component
The Google visualization libraries offer an alternative to creating and displaying charts in a UX Component.
- How to Use Chart Events to Add Effects
Pie slices can be "exploded" to add emphasis. Chart events can be used to dynamically explode pie slices in a Chart control when the chart is double-clicked. Events also be used to enhance a chart with effects such as popup help or additional details.
- How to Base a Chart on Cross-sectional Data
When a data series must be based on multiple fields in a record rather than a single field across multiple records, a Cross-Sectional data series can be created to map multiple columns in a table to one or more sub-series.
- How to Base a Chart on a Custom Series
An Xbasic function can be used to create a Custom data series that dynamically computes sub-series data from a SQL database.
- How to Customize the Chart Control Background and Labels
Several pre-configured themes are available for changing how a Chart control looks. Themes are great for many cases, however some effects can only be achieved by using CSS.
- How to Define Labels for Bars in Bar Charts
The default behavior of using the data value for a bar chart labels can be changed.
- How to Download a Google Chart as a bitmap
Some Google Charts can be downloaded as a bitmap image and embedded in a PDF or saved to disk. A button added to a UX Component can be used to download a chart created using the Google Chart API.
- How to Export Charts to PDF or RTF Format
- How to Plot Multiple Data Series on a Single Chart
Multiple data series can be plotted in one Chart control, either as one chart type or using several chart types.
- How to Plot Time Series
Alpha Anywhere's server-side charting controls will evenly distribute date and time series when plotting the data, even if the series is missing intermediate dates.
- How to Refresh a Data Series for One or More Chart Controls
Multiple Chart controls can reference the same data series. When a Data series is refreshed, all charts that reference the data series are also updated.
- How to Split a Series into Multiple Series
A Data Series can be split into multiple logical series using a sub-series. This technique is useful in situations where the data you would like to plot can easily be split into multiple series - such as sales information over multiple years by company.
- How to Use SQL Data in a Google Chart
Data used to populate a Google Chart can be dynamically created from a SQL database.
- How to Write a Charting Application For a Web Service
Charts can be created based on data from a Web Service. Using Xbasic callbacks, data from a web service such as Yahoo! Finance can be retrieved and used to populate a data series in a Chart control.