ASP/COM/VB Specific Features
This page provides information specific to ChartDirector for ASP/COM/VB. Please refer to the
page for general ChartDirector features.
ChartDirector COM chart component
ChartDirector for ASP/COM/VB is the ChartDirector charting library implemented as a COM
component. It can be used by any system that supports COM, such as ASP web pages,
Visual Basic, MS Word, Excel, Access, any system with VBA, VBScript or JScript support, and
many other third party products.
The "VB" in ChartDirector for ASP/COM/VB refers to classical Visual Basic (VB 6.0, VBA and
VBScript), and the "ASP" refers to classical ASP. If you are using VB for the .NET platform
(VB.NET, VB 2005/2008/2010 or later) or ASP.NET, please use ChartDirector for .NET
Works on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows
ChartDirector supports all commonly used Windows versions, and works with both 32-bit and 64-bit
Over 1500 pages of fully indexed and searchable documentation, with numerous sample code and
ASP Charting Features
High Performance Graphics Engine
ChartDirector's built-in multi-threaded graphics engine is specially designed for
high performance server side graphics. It is fast and efficient and employs high
quality anti-alias graphics.
advanced user interactions, such as mouse events for chart objects, programmable
track cursor, zoomimg and scrolling, and realtime charts.
ASP Charting Sample Code
Includes plenty of ASP charting sample code with an explorer-style browser page for
easy viewing. Contains a sample database to demonstrate generating charts using data
Desktop Application Features
ChartViewer ActiveX Chart Control
ChartViewer is an ActiveX chart control for viewing charts, with tool tips, mouse events
for chart objects, programming track cursor and zooming and scrolling support.
This ActiveX chart control is only needed for desktop applications. It is not
needed in ASP applications in which the charts are created on the server side.
Chart Explorer Sample Program
Includes the Chart Explorer sample program written in Visual Basic 6.0, completely with
VB 6.0 project files. The Chart Explorer demonstrates an application with hundreds of
charts of different styles, all with tool tips and clickable chart objects. There are
also sample charts that demonstrate using click and drag for zoomimg and scrolling, and
Standalone Sample Scripts
can be executed using the Windows Scripting Host (cscript and wscript) included
in Windows. Useful if you want to create charts in batches or periodically using the