ChartDirector 6.0 (ASP/COM/VB Edition)

3D Bar Chart




This example demonstrates using Layer.set3D to set the bars to 3D style.

Source Code Listing

[Web Version (in ASP)] aspdemo\threedbar.asp
<%@ language="vbscript" %>
<%
Set cd = CreateObject("ChartDirector.API")

' The data for the bar chart
data = Array(85, 156, 179.5, 211, 123)

' The labels for the bar chart
labels = Array("Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri")

' Create a XYChart object of size 300 x 280 pixels
Set c = cd.XYChart(300, 280)

' Set the plotarea at (45, 30) and of size 200 x 200 pixels
Call c.setPlotArea(45, 30, 200, 200)

' Add a title to the chart
Call c.addTitle("Weekly Server Load")

' Add a title to the y axis
Call c.yAxis().setTitle("MBytes")

' Add a title to the x axis
Call c.xAxis().setTitle("Work Week 25")

' Add a bar chart layer with green (0x00ff00) bars using the given data
Call c.addBarLayer(data, &H00ff00).set3D()

' Set the labels on the x axis.
Call c.xAxis().setLabels(labels)

' Output the chart
Response.ContentType = "image/png"
Response.BinaryWrite c.makeChart2(cd.PNG)
Response.End
%>

[Windows Version (in Visual Basic)] vbdemo\threedbar.cls
Public Sub createChart(viewer As Object, chartIndex As Integer)

    Dim cd As New ChartDirector.API

    ' The data for the bar chart
    Dim data()
    data = Array(85, 156, 179.5, 211, 123)

    ' The labels for the bar chart
    Dim labels()
    labels = Array("Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri")

    ' Create a XYChart object of size 300 x 280 pixels
    Dim c As XYChart
    Set c = cd.XYChart(300, 280)

    ' Set the plotarea at (45, 30) and of size 200 x 200 pixels
    Call c.setPlotArea(45, 30, 200, 200)

    ' Add a title to the chart
    Call c.addTitle("Weekly Server Load")

    ' Add a title to the y axis
    Call c.yAxis().setTitle("MBytes")

    ' Add a title to the x axis
    Call c.xAxis().setTitle("Work Week 25")

    ' Add a bar chart layer with green (0x00ff00) bars using the given data
    Call c.addBarLayer(data, &H00ff00).set3D()

    ' Set the labels on the x axis.
    Call c.xAxis().setLabels(labels)

    ' Output the chart
    Set viewer.Picture = c.makePicture()

    'include tool tip for the chart
    viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "", "title='{xLabel}: {value} MBytes'")

End Sub