ChartDirector 6.1 (Java Edition)

Simple Line Chart




This example demonstrates the basic steps in creating line charts.

Source Code Listing

[JSP Version] jspdemo/simpleline.jsp
<%@page import="ChartDirector.*" %>
<%
// The data for the line chart
double[] data = {30, 28, 40, 55, 75, 68, 54, 60, 50, 62, 75, 65, 75, 91, 60, 55, 53, 35, 50, 66, 56,
    48, 52, 65, 62};

// The labels for the line chart
String[] labels = {"0", "1", "2", "3", "4", "5", "6", "7", "8", "9", "10", "11", "12", "13", "14",
    "15", "16", "17", "18", "19", "20", "21", "22", "23", "24"};

// Create a XYChart object of size 250 x 250 pixels
XYChart c = new XYChart(250, 250);

// Set the plotarea at (30, 20) and of size 200 x 200 pixels
c.setPlotArea(30, 20, 200, 200);

// Add a line chart layer using the given data
c.addLineLayer(data);

// Set the labels on the x axis.
c.xAxis().setLabels(labels);

// Display 1 out of 3 labels on the x-axis.
c.xAxis().setLabelStep(3);

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

// Include tool tip for the chart
String imageMap1 = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "", "title='Hour {xLabel}: Traffic {value} GBytes'");
%>
<html>
<body style="margin:5px 0px 0px 5px">
<div style="font-size:18pt; font-family:verdana; font-weight:bold">
    Simple Line Chart
</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/simpleline.java
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
import ChartDirector.*;

public class simpleline implements DemoModule
{
    //Name of demo program
    public String toString() { return "Simple Line Chart"; }

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

    //Main code for creating charts
    public void createChart(ChartViewer viewer, int chartIndex)
    {
        // The data for the line chart
        double[] data = {30, 28, 40, 55, 75, 68, 54, 60, 50, 62, 75, 65, 75, 91, 60, 55, 53, 35, 50,
            66, 56, 48, 52, 65, 62};

        // The labels for the line chart
        String[] labels = {"0", "1", "2", "3", "4", "5", "6", "7", "8", "9", "10", "11", "12", "13",
            "14", "15", "16", "17", "18", "19", "20", "21", "22", "23", "24"};

        // Create a XYChart object of size 250 x 250 pixels
        XYChart c = new XYChart(250, 250);

        // Set the plotarea at (30, 20) and of size 200 x 200 pixels
        c.setPlotArea(30, 20, 200, 200);

        // Add a line chart layer using the given data
        c.addLineLayer(data);

        // Set the labels on the x axis.
        c.xAxis().setLabels(labels);

        // Display 1 out of 3 labels on the x-axis.
        c.xAxis().setLabelStep(3);

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

        //include tool tip for the chart
        viewer.setImageMap(c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "",
            "title='Hour {xLabel}: Traffic {value} GBytes'"));
    }

    //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 simpleline();

        //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);
    }
}