ChartDirector 6.2 (.NET Edition)

High-Low-Open-Close Chart




This example demonstrates a multi-color high-low-open-close chart.

Source Code Listing

[Windows Forms - C# version] NetWinCharts\CSharpWinCharts\hloc.cs
using System;
using ChartDirector;

namespace CSharpChartExplorer
{
    public class hloc : DemoModule
    {
        //Name of demo module
        public string getName() { return "Simple HLOC Chart"; }

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

        //Main code for creating chart.
        //Note: the argument chartIndex is unused because this demo only has 1 chart.
        public void createChart(WinChartViewer viewer, int chartIndex)
        {
            //
            // Sample data for the HLOC chart.
            //
            double[] highData = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, 2071,
                2085, 2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272};

            double[] lowData = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, 1962,
                2011, 1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212};

            double[] openData = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, 2008,
                2048, 2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240};

            double[] closeData = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, 2040,
                2016, 1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242};

            // The labels for the HLOC chart
            string[] labels = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9",
                "Wed 10", "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19",
                "Mon 22", "Tue 23", "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"};

            // Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
            XYChart c = new XYChart(600, 350);

            // Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal
            // and vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
            c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0);

            // Add a title to the chart
            c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001");

            // Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
            // Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
            c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, 0x4040c0);

            // Add a title to the x axis
            c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001");

            // Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
            c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45);

            // Add a title to the y axis
            c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index");

            // Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
            c.setYAxisOnRight(true);

            // Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for
            // down days
            HLOCLayer layer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, 0x008000,
                0xff0000);

            // Set the line width to 2 pixels
            layer.setLineWidth(2);

            // Output the chart
            viewer.Chart = c;

            //include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "",
                "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001\nHigh:{high}\nOpen:{open}\nClose:{close}\nLow:{low}'");
        }
    }
}

[Windows Forms - VB Version] NetWinCharts\VBNetWinCharts\hloc.vb
Imports System
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic
Imports ChartDirector

Public Class hloc
    Implements DemoModule

    'Name of demo module
    Public Function getName() As String Implements DemoModule.getName
        Return "Simple HLOC Chart"
    End Function

    'Number of charts produced in this demo module
    Public Function getNoOfCharts() As Integer Implements DemoModule.getNoOfCharts
        Return 1
    End Function

    'Main code for creating chart.
    'Note: the argument chartIndex is unused because this demo only has 1 chart.
    Public Sub createChart(viewer As WinChartViewer, chartIndex As Integer) _
        Implements DemoModule.createChart

        '
        ' Sample data for the HLOC chart.
        '
        Dim highData() As Double = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, _
            2071, 2085, 2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272}

        Dim lowData() As Double = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, _
            1962, 2011, 1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212}

        Dim openData() As Double = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, _
            2008, 2048, 2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240}

        Dim closeData() As Double = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, _
            2040, 2016, 1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242}

        ' The labels for the HLOC chart
        Dim labels() As String = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9", _
            "Wed 10", "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19", _
            "Mon 22", "Tue 23", "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"}

        ' Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
        Dim c As XYChart = New XYChart(600, 350)

        ' Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal and
        ' vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
        c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(&Hc0c0c0, &Hc0c0c0)

        ' Add a title to the chart
        c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001")

        ' Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
        ' Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
        c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, &H4040c0)

        ' Add a title to the x axis
        c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001")

        ' Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
        c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45)

        ' Add a title to the y axis
        c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index")

        ' Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
        c.setYAxisOnRight(True)

        ' Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for down
        ' days
        Dim layer As HLOCLayer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, &H008000, _
            &Hff0000)

        ' Set the line width to 2 pixels
        layer.setLineWidth(2)

        ' Output the chart
        viewer.Chart = c

        'include tool tip for the chart
        viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "", "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001" & vbLf & _
            "High:{high}" & vbLf & "Open:{open}" & vbLf & "Close:{close}" & vbLf & "Low:{low}'")

    End Sub

End Class

[WPF - C#] NetWPFCharts\hloc.cs
using System;
using ChartDirector;

namespace CSharpWPFDemo
{
    public class hloc : DemoModule
    {
        //Name of demo module
        public string getName() { return "Simple HLOC Chart"; }

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

        //Main code for creating chart.
        //Note: the argument chartIndex is unused because this demo only has 1 chart.
        public void createChart(WPFChartViewer viewer, int chartIndex)
        {
            //
            // Sample data for the HLOC chart.
            //
            double[] highData = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, 2071,
                2085, 2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272};

            double[] lowData = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, 1962,
                2011, 1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212};

            double[] openData = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, 2008,
                2048, 2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240};

            double[] closeData = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, 2040,
                2016, 1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242};

            // The labels for the HLOC chart
            string[] labels = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9",
                "Wed 10", "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19",
                "Mon 22", "Tue 23", "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"};

            // Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
            XYChart c = new XYChart(600, 350);

            // Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal
            // and vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
            c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0);

            // Add a title to the chart
            c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001");

            // Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
            // Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
            c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, 0x4040c0);

            // Add a title to the x axis
            c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001");

            // Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
            c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45);

            // Add a title to the y axis
            c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index");

            // Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
            c.setYAxisOnRight(true);

            // Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for
            // down days
            HLOCLayer layer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, 0x008000,
                0xff0000);

            // Set the line width to 2 pixels
            layer.setLineWidth(2);

            // Output the chart
            viewer.Chart = c;

            //include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "",
                "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001\nHigh:{high}\nOpen:{open}\nClose:{close}\nLow:{low}'");
        }
    }
}

[ASP.NET Web Forms - C# version] NetWebCharts\CSharpASP\hloc.aspx
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<%@ Page Language="C#" Debug="true" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="ChartDirector" %>
<%@ Register TagPrefix="chart" Namespace="ChartDirector" Assembly="netchartdir" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<script runat="server">

//
// Page Load event handler
//
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    //
    // Sample data for the HLOC chart.
    //
    double[] highData = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, 2071, 2085,
        2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272};

    double[] lowData = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, 1962, 2011,
        1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212};

    double[] openData = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, 2008, 2048,
        2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240};

    double[] closeData = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, 2040, 2016,
        1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242};

    // The labels for the HLOC chart
    string[] labels = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9", "Wed 10",
        "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19", "Mon 22", "Tue 23",
        "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"};

    // Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
    XYChart c = new XYChart(600, 350);

    // Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal and
    // vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
    c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0);

    // Add a title to the chart
    c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001");

    // Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
    // Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
    c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, 0x4040c0);

    // Add a title to the x axis
    c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001");

    // Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
    c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45);

    // Add a title to the y axis
    c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index");

    // Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
    c.setYAxisOnRight(true);

    // Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for down days
    HLOCLayer layer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, 0x008000, 0xff0000);

    // Set the line width to 2 pixels
    layer.setLineWidth(2);

    // Output the chart
    WebChartViewer1.Image = c.makeWebImage(Chart.PNG);

    // Include tool tip for the chart
    WebChartViewer1.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "",
        "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001\nHigh:{high}\nOpen:{open}\nClose:{close}\nLow:{low}'");
}

</script>

<html>
<body>
    <chart:WebChartViewer id="WebChartViewer1" runat="server" />
</body>
</html>

[ASP.NET Web Forms - VB Version] NetWebCharts\VBNetASP\hloc.aspx
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<%@ Page Language="VB" Debug="true" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="ChartDirector" %>
<%@ Register TagPrefix="chart" Namespace="ChartDirector" Assembly="netchartdir" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<script runat="server">

'
' Page Load event handler
'
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)

    '
    ' Sample data for the HLOC chart.
    '
    Dim highData() As Double = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, 2071, _
        2085, 2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272}

    Dim lowData() As Double = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, 1962, _
        2011, 1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212}

    Dim openData() As Double = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, 2008, _
        2048, 2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240}

    Dim closeData() As Double = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, 2040, _
        2016, 1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242}

    ' The labels for the HLOC chart
    Dim labels() As String = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9", _
        "Wed 10", "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19", "Mon 22", _
        "Tue 23", "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"}

    ' Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
    Dim c As XYChart = New XYChart(600, 350)

    ' Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal and
    ' vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
    c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(&Hc0c0c0, &Hc0c0c0)

    ' Add a title to the chart
    c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001")

    ' Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
    ' Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
    c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, &H4040c0)

    ' Add a title to the x axis
    c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001")

    ' Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
    c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45)

    ' Add a title to the y axis
    c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index")

    ' Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
    c.setYAxisOnRight(True)

    ' Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for down days
    Dim layer As HLOCLayer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, &H008000, _
        &Hff0000)

    ' Set the line width to 2 pixels
    layer.setLineWidth(2)

    ' Output the chart
    WebChartViewer1.Image = c.makeWebImage(Chart.PNG)

    ' Include tool tip for the chart
    WebChartViewer1.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "", "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001" & vbLf & _
        "High:{high}" & vbLf & "Open:{open}" & vbLf & "Close:{close}" & vbLf & "Low:{low}'")

End Sub

</script>

<html>
<body>
    <chart:WebChartViewer id="WebChartViewer1" runat="server" />
</body>
</html>

[ASP.NET MVC - Controller] NetMvcCharts\Controllers\HlocController.cs
using System;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using ChartDirector;

namespace NetMvcCharts.Controllers
{
    public class HlocController : Controller
    {
        //
        // Default Action
        //
        public ActionResult Index()
        {
            ViewBag.Title = "Simple HLOC Chart";
            createChart(ViewBag.Viewer = new RazorChartViewer(HttpContext, "chart1"));
            return View("~/Views/Shared/ChartView.cshtml");
        }

        //
        // Create chart
        //
        private void createChart(RazorChartViewer viewer)
        {
            //
            // Sample data for the HLOC chart.
            //
            double[] highData = {2043, 2039, 2076, 2064, 2048, 2058, 2070, 2033, 2027, 2029, 2071, 2085,
                2034, 2031, 2056, 2128, 2180, 2183, 2192, 2213, 2230, 2281, 2272};

            double[] lowData = {1931, 1921, 1985, 2028, 1986, 1994, 1999, 1958, 1943, 1944, 1962, 2011,
                1975, 1962, 1928, 2059, 2112, 2103, 2151, 2127, 2123, 2152, 2212};

            double[] openData = {2000, 1957, 1993, 2037, 2018, 2021, 2045, 2009, 1959, 1985, 2008, 2048,
                2006, 2010, 1971, 2080, 2116, 2137, 2170, 2172, 2171, 2191, 2240};

            double[] closeData = {1950, 1991, 2026, 2029, 2004, 2053, 2011, 1962, 1987, 2019, 2040, 2016,
                1996, 1985, 2006, 2113, 2142, 2167, 2158, 2201, 2188, 2231, 2242};

            // The labels for the HLOC chart
            string[] labels = {"Mon 1", "Tue 2", "Wed 3", "Thu 4", "Fri 5", "Mon 8", "Tue 9", "Wed 10",
                "Thu 11", "Fri 12", "Mon 15", "Tue 16", "Wed 17", "Thu 18", "Fri 19", "Mon 22", "Tue 23",
                "Wed 24", "Thu 25", "Fri 26", "Mon 29", "Tue 30", "Wed 31"};

            // Create a XYChart object of size 600 x 350 pixels
            XYChart c = new XYChart(600, 350);

            // Set the plotarea at (50, 25) and of size 500 x 250 pixels. Enable both the horizontal and
            // vertical grids by setting their colors to grey (0xc0c0c0)
            c.setPlotArea(50, 25, 500, 250).setGridColor(0xc0c0c0, 0xc0c0c0);

            // Add a title to the chart
            c.addTitle("Universal Stock Index on Jan 2001");

            // Add a custom text at (50, 25) (the upper left corner of the plotarea). Use 12pt Arial
            // Bold/blue (4040c0) as the font.
            c.addText(50, 25, "(c) Global XYZ ABC Company", "Arial Bold", 12, 0x4040c0);

            // Add a title to the x axis
            c.xAxis().setTitle("Jan 2001");

            // Set the labels on the x axis. Rotate the labels by 45 degrees.
            c.xAxis().setLabels(labels).setFontAngle(45);

            // Add a title to the y axis
            c.yAxis().setTitle("Universal Stock Index");

            // Draw the y axis on the right hand side of the plot area
            c.setYAxisOnRight(true);

            // Add a HLOC layer to the chart using green (008000) for up days and red (ff0000) for down
            // days
            HLOCLayer layer = c.addHLOCLayer3(highData, lowData, openData, closeData, 0x008000, 0xff0000)
                ;

            // Set the line width to 2 pixels
            layer.setLineWidth(2);

            // Output the chart
            viewer.Image = c.makeWebImage(Chart.PNG);

            // Include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "",
                "title='{xLabel} Jan 2001\nHigh:{high}\nOpen:{open}\nClose:{close}\nLow:{low}'");
        }
    }
}

[ASP.NET MVC - View] NetMvcCharts\Views\Shared\ChartView.cshtml
@{ Layout = null; }

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
<head>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />
    <title>@ViewBag.Title</title>
</head>
<body style="margin:5px 0px 0px 5px">
    <div style="font:bold 18pt verdana;">
        @ViewBag.Title
    </div>
    <hr style="border:solid 1px #000080" />
    <div>
        @{
            if (ViewBag.Viewer is Array)
            {
                // Display multiple charts
                for (int i = 0; i < ViewBag.Viewer.Length; ++i)
                {
                    @:@Html.Raw(ViewBag.Viewer[i].RenderHTML())
                }
            }
            else
            {
                // Display one chart only
                @:@Html.Raw(ViewBag.Viewer.RenderHTML())
            }
        }
    </div>
</body>
</html>