ChartDirector 6.1 (Java Edition)

Built-In Symbols




This example demonstrates the built-in symbols supported by ChartDirector.

Source Code Listing

[JSP Version] jspdemo/builtinsymbols.jsp
<%@page import="ChartDirector.*" %>
<%
// Some ChartDirector built-in symbols
int[] symbols = {Chart.CircleShape, Chart.GlassSphereShape, Chart.GlassSphere2Shape,
    Chart.SolidSphereShape, Chart.SquareShape, Chart.DiamondShape, Chart.TriangleShape,
    Chart.RightTriangleShape, Chart.LeftTriangleShape, Chart.InvertedTriangleShape, Chart.StarShape(
    3), Chart.StarShape(4), Chart.StarShape(5), Chart.StarShape(6), Chart.StarShape(7),
    Chart.StarShape(8), Chart.StarShape(9), Chart.StarShape(10), Chart.PolygonShape(5),
    Chart.Polygon2Shape(5), Chart.PolygonShape(6), Chart.Polygon2Shape(6), Chart.Polygon2Shape(7),
    Chart.CrossShape(0.1), Chart.CrossShape(0.2), Chart.CrossShape(0.3), Chart.CrossShape(0.4),
    Chart.CrossShape(0.5), Chart.CrossShape(0.6), Chart.CrossShape(0.7), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.1),
    Chart.Cross2Shape(0.2), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.3), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.4), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.5),
    Chart.Cross2Shape(0.6), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.7), Chart.ArrowShape(), Chart.ArrowShape(45),
    Chart.ArrowShape(90, 0.5), Chart.ArrowShape(135, 0.5, 0.2), Chart.ArrowShape(180, 0.3, 0.2, 0.3
    ), Chart.ArrowShape(225, 1, 0.5, 0.7), Chart.ArrowShape(270, 1, 0.5, 0.25), Chart.ArrowShape(
    315, 0.5, 0.5, 0), Chart.ArrowShape(30, 0.5, 0.1, 0.6), Chart.ArrowShape(210, 0.5, 0.1, 0.6),
    Chart.ArrowShape(330, 0.7, 0.1), Chart.ArrowShape(150, 0.7, 0.1)};

// Create a XYChart object of size 500 x 450 pixels
XYChart c = new XYChart(500, 450);

//Set search path to current JSP directory for loading icon images
c.setSearchPath(getServletConfig().getServletContext(), request);

// Set the plotarea at (55, 40) and of size 400 x 350 pixels, with a light grey border (0xc0c0c0).
// Turn on both horizontal and vertical grid lines with light grey color (0xc0c0c0)
c.setPlotArea(55, 40, 400, 350, -1, -1, 0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0, -1);

// Add a title to the chart using 18pt Times Bold Itatic font.
c.addTitle("Built-in Symbols", "Times New Roman Bold Italic", 18);

// Set the axes line width to 3 pixels
c.xAxis().setWidth(3);
c.yAxis().setWidth(3);

// Ensure the ticks are at least 1 unit part (integer ticks)
c.xAxis().setMinTickInc(1);
c.yAxis().setMinTickInc(1);

// Add each symbol as a separate scatter layer.
for (int i = 0; i < symbols.length; ++i) {
    c.addScatterLayer(new double[]{i % 7 + 1.0}, new double[]{(int)(i / 7 + 1.0)}, "", symbols[i],
        17);
}

// Output the chart
String chart1URL = c.makeSession(request, "chart1");

// Include tool tip for the chart
String imageMap1 = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "", "title='(x, y) = ({x}, {value})'");
%>
<html>
<body style="margin:5px 0px 0px 5px">
<div style="font-size:18pt; font-family:verdana; font-weight:bold">
    Built-in Symbols
</div>
<hr color="#000080">
<div style="font-size:10pt; font-family:verdana; margin-bottom:1.5em">
    <a href="viewsource.jsp?file=<%=request.getServletPath()%>">View Source Code</a>
</div>
<img src='<%=response.encodeURL("getchart.jsp?"+chart1URL)%>'
    usemap="#map1" border="0">
<map name="map1"><%=imageMap1%></map>
</body>
</html>

[Java Version] javademo/builtinsymbols.java
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
import ChartDirector.*;

public class builtinsymbols implements DemoModule
{
    //Name of demo program
    public String toString() { return "Built-in Symbols"; }

    //Number of charts produced in this demo
    public int getNoOfCharts() { return 1; }

    //Main code for creating charts
    public void createChart(ChartViewer viewer, int chartIndex)
    {
        // Some ChartDirector built-in symbols
        int[] symbols = {Chart.CircleShape, Chart.GlassSphereShape, Chart.GlassSphere2Shape,
            Chart.SolidSphereShape, Chart.SquareShape, Chart.DiamondShape, Chart.TriangleShape,
            Chart.RightTriangleShape, Chart.LeftTriangleShape, Chart.InvertedTriangleShape,
            Chart.StarShape(3), Chart.StarShape(4), Chart.StarShape(5), Chart.StarShape(6),
            Chart.StarShape(7), Chart.StarShape(8), Chart.StarShape(9), Chart.StarShape(10),
            Chart.PolygonShape(5), Chart.Polygon2Shape(5), Chart.PolygonShape(6),
            Chart.Polygon2Shape(6), Chart.Polygon2Shape(7), Chart.CrossShape(0.1), Chart.CrossShape(
            0.2), Chart.CrossShape(0.3), Chart.CrossShape(0.4), Chart.CrossShape(0.5),
            Chart.CrossShape(0.6), Chart.CrossShape(0.7), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.1), Chart.Cross2Shape(
            0.2), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.3), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.4), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.5),
            Chart.Cross2Shape(0.6), Chart.Cross2Shape(0.7), Chart.ArrowShape(), Chart.ArrowShape(45
            ), Chart.ArrowShape(90, 0.5), Chart.ArrowShape(135, 0.5, 0.2), Chart.ArrowShape(180,
            0.3, 0.2, 0.3), Chart.ArrowShape(225, 1, 0.5, 0.7), Chart.ArrowShape(270, 1, 0.5, 0.25),
            Chart.ArrowShape(315, 0.5, 0.5, 0), Chart.ArrowShape(30, 0.5, 0.1, 0.6),
            Chart.ArrowShape(210, 0.5, 0.1, 0.6), Chart.ArrowShape(330, 0.7, 0.1), Chart.ArrowShape(
            150, 0.7, 0.1)};

        // Create a XYChart object of size 500 x 450 pixels
        XYChart c = new XYChart(500, 450);

        // Set the plotarea at (55, 40) and of size 400 x 350 pixels, with a light grey border
        // (0xc0c0c0). Turn on both horizontal and vertical grid lines with light grey color
        // (0xc0c0c0)
        c.setPlotArea(55, 40, 400, 350, -1, -1, 0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0, -1);

        // Add a title to the chart using 18pt Times Bold Itatic font.
        c.addTitle("Built-in Symbols", "Times New Roman Bold Italic", 18);

        // Set the axes line width to 3 pixels
        c.xAxis().setWidth(3);
        c.yAxis().setWidth(3);

        // Ensure the ticks are at least 1 unit part (integer ticks)
        c.xAxis().setMinTickInc(1);
        c.yAxis().setMinTickInc(1);

        // Add each symbol as a separate scatter layer.
        for (int i = 0; i < symbols.length; ++i) {
            c.addScatterLayer(new double[]{i % 7 + 1.0}, new double[]{(int)(i / 7 + 1.0)}, "",
                symbols[i], 17);
        }

        // Output the chart
        viewer.setChart(c);

        //include tool tip for the chart
        viewer.setImageMap(c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "", "title='(x, y) = ({x}, {value})'"));
    }

    //Allow this module to run as standalone program for easy testing
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        //Instantiate an instance of this demo module
        DemoModule demo = new builtinsymbols();

        //Create and set up the main window
        JFrame frame = new JFrame(demo.toString());
        frame.addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter() {
            public void windowClosing(WindowEvent e) {System.exit(0);} });
        frame.getContentPane().setBackground(Color.white);

        // Create the chart and put them in the content pane
        ChartViewer viewer = new ChartViewer();
        demo.createChart(viewer, 0);
        frame.getContentPane().add(viewer);

        // Display the window
        frame.pack();
        frame.setVisible(true);
    }
}