ChartDirector 6.2 (.NET Edition)

Simple Pyramid Chart




This example demonstrates the basic steps in creating pyramid charts.

Source Code Listing

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

namespace CSharpChartExplorer
{
    public class simplepyramid : DemoModule
    {
        //Name of demo module
        public string getName() { return "Simple Pyramid 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)
        {
            // The data for the pyramid chart
            double[] data = {156, 123, 211, 179};

            // The labels for the pyramid chart
            string[] labels = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"};

            // Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
            PyramidChart c = new PyramidChart(360, 360);

            // Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
            c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300);

            // Set the pyramid data and labels
            c.setData(data, labels);

            // Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will
            // have two lines showing the layer name and percentage.
            c.setCenterLabel("{label}\n{percent}%", "Arial Bold");

            // Output the chart
            viewer.Chart = c;

            //include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "",
                "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'");
        }
    }
}

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

Public Class simplepyramid
    Implements DemoModule

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

        ' The data for the pyramid chart
        Dim data() As Double = {156, 123, 211, 179}

        ' The labels for the pyramid chart
        Dim labels() As String = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"}

        ' Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
        Dim c As PyramidChart = New PyramidChart(360, 360)

        ' Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
        c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300)

        ' Set the pyramid data and labels
        c.setData(data, labels)

        ' Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will have
        ' two lines showing the layer name and percentage.
        c.setCenterLabel("{label}<*br*>{percent}%", "Arial Bold")

        ' Output the chart
        viewer.Chart = c

        'include tool tip for the chart
        viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "", _
            "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'")

    End Sub

End Class

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

namespace CSharpWPFDemo
{
    public class simplepyramid : DemoModule
    {
        //Name of demo module
        public string getName() { return "Simple Pyramid 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)
        {
            // The data for the pyramid chart
            double[] data = {156, 123, 211, 179};

            // The labels for the pyramid chart
            string[] labels = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"};

            // Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
            PyramidChart c = new PyramidChart(360, 360);

            // Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
            c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300);

            // Set the pyramid data and labels
            c.setData(data, labels);

            // Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will
            // have two lines showing the layer name and percentage.
            c.setCenterLabel("{label}\n{percent}%", "Arial Bold");

            // Output the chart
            viewer.Chart = c;

            //include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("clickable", "",
                "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'");
        }
    }
}

[ASP.NET Web Forms - C# version] NetWebCharts\CSharpASP\simplepyramid.aspx
(Click here on how to convert this code to code-behind style.)
<%@ 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)
{
    // The data for the pyramid chart
    double[] data = {156, 123, 211, 179};

    // The labels for the pyramid chart
    string[] labels = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"};

    // Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
    PyramidChart c = new PyramidChart(360, 360);

    // Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
    c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300);

    // Set the pyramid data and labels
    c.setData(data, labels);

    // Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will have
    // two lines showing the layer name and percentage.
    c.setCenterLabel("{label}\n{percent}%", "Arial Bold");

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

    // Include tool tip for the chart
    WebChartViewer1.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "",
        "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'");
}

</script>

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

[ASP.NET Web Forms - VB Version] NetWebCharts\VBNetASP\simplepyramid.aspx
(Click here on how to convert this code to code-behind style.)
<%@ 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)

    ' The data for the pyramid chart
    Dim data() As Double = {156, 123, 211, 179}

    ' The labels for the pyramid chart
    Dim labels() As String = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"}

    ' Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
    Dim c As PyramidChart = New PyramidChart(360, 360)

    ' Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
    c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300)

    ' Set the pyramid data and labels
    c.setData(data, labels)

    ' Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will have two
    ' lines showing the layer name and percentage.
    c.setCenterLabel("{label}<*br*>{percent}%", "Arial Bold")

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

    ' Include tool tip for the chart
    WebChartViewer1.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "", _
        "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'")

End Sub

</script>

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

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

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

        //
        // Create chart
        //
        private void createChart(RazorChartViewer viewer)
        {
            // The data for the pyramid chart
            double[] data = {156, 123, 211, 179};

            // The labels for the pyramid chart
            string[] labels = {"Funds", "Bonds", "Stocks", "Cash"};

            // Create a PyramidChart object of size 360 x 360 pixels
            PyramidChart c = new PyramidChart(360, 360);

            // Set the pyramid center at (180, 180), and width x height to 150 x 180 pixels
            c.setPyramidSize(180, 180, 150, 300);

            // Set the pyramid data and labels
            c.setData(data, labels);

            // Add labels at the center of the pyramid layers using Arial Bold font. The labels will have
            // two lines showing the layer name and percentage.
            c.setCenterLabel("{label}\n{percent}%", "Arial Bold");

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

            // Include tool tip for the chart
            viewer.ImageMap = c.getHTMLImageMap("", "", "title='{label}: US$ {value}M ({percent}%)'");
        }
    }
}

[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>