ChartArea

ChartArea class

Encapsulates the object that represents the chart area in the worksheet.

public class ChartArea : ChartFrame

Properties

Name Description
virtual Area { get; } Gets the area.
virtual AutoScaleFont { get; set; } True if the text in the object changes font size when the object size changes. The default value is True.
Background { get; set; } Gets and sets the display mode of the background
BackgroundMode { get; set; } Gets and sets the display mode of the background
virtual Border { get; } Gets the border.
DefaultHeight { get; } Represents height of default position
DefaultWidth { get; } Represents width of default position
DefaultX { get; } Represents x of default position
DefaultY { get; } Represents y of default position
override Font { get; } Gets a Font object of the specified chartarea object.
override Height { get; set; } Gets or sets the vertical offset from its lower right corner row.
virtual IsAutomaticSize { get; set; } Indicates whether the chart frame is automatic sized.
IsDefaultPosBeSet { get; } Indicates whether default position(DefaultX, DefaultY, DefaultWidth and DefaultHeight) are set.
IsInnerMode { get; set; } Indicates whether the size of the plot area size includes the tick marks, and the axis labels. False specifies that the size shall determine the size of the plot area, the tick marks, and the axis labels.
Shadow { get; set; } True if the frame has a shadow.
ShapeProperties { get; } Gets the ShapeProperties object.
virtual TextFont { get; } Gets a Font object of the specified ChartFrame object.
override Width { get; set; } Gets or sets the horizontal offset from its lower right corner column.
override X { get; set; } Gets or gets the horizontal offset from its upper left corner column.
override Y { get; set; } Gets or gets the vertical offset from its upper left corner row.

Methods

Name Description
virtual SetPositionAuto() Set position of the frame to automatic

Examples


[C#]

//Instantiating a Workbook object
Workbook workbook = new Workbook();

//Obtaining the reference of the first worksheet
Worksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];

//Adding a sample value to "A1" cell
worksheet.Cells["A1"].PutValue(50);

//Adding a sample value to "A2" cell
worksheet.Cells["A2"].PutValue(100);

//Adding a sample value to "A3" cell
worksheet.Cells["A3"].PutValue(150);

//Adding a sample value to "B1" cell
worksheet.Cells["B1"].PutValue(60);

//Adding a sample value to "B2" cell
worksheet.Cells["B2"].PutValue(32);

//Adding a sample value to "B3" cell
worksheet.Cells["B3"].PutValue(50);

//Adding a chart to the worksheet
int chartIndex = worksheet.Charts.Add(ChartType.Column, 5, 0, 15, 5);

//Accessing the instance of the newly added chart
Chart chart = worksheet.Charts[chartIndex];

//Adding NSeries (chart data source) to the chart ranging from "A1" cell to "B3"
chart.NSeries.Add("A1:B3", true);

//Getting Chart Area
ChartArea chartArea = chart.ChartArea;

//Setting the foreground color of the chart area
chartArea.Area.ForegroundColor = Color.Yellow;

//Setting Chart Area Shadow
chartArea.Shadow = true;

//Saving the Excel file
workbook.Save("book1.xls");

[VB.NET]

'Instantiating a Workbook object
Dim workbook As Workbook = New Workbook()

'Obtaining the reference of the first worksheet
Dim worksheet As Worksheet = workbook.Worksheets(0)

'Adding a sample value to "A1" cell
worksheet.Cells("A1").PutValue(50)

'Adding a sample value to "A2" cell
worksheet.Cells("A2").PutValue(100)

'Adding a sample value to "A3" cell
worksheet.Cells("A3").PutValue(150)

'Adding a sample value to "B1" cell
worksheet.Cells("B1").PutValue(60)

'Adding a sample value to "B2" cell
worksheet.Cells("B2").PutValue(32)

'Adding a sample value to "B3" cell
worksheet.Cells("B3").PutValue(50)

'Adding a chart to the worksheet
Dim chartIndex As Integer = worksheet.Charts.Add(ChartType.Column, 5, 0, 15, 5)

'Accessing the instance of the newly added chart
Dim chart As Chart = worksheet.Charts(chartIndex)

'Adding NSeries (chart data source) to the chart ranging from "A1" cell to "B3"
chart.NSeries.Add("A1:B3", True)

'Getting Chart Area
Dim chartArea As ChartArea = chart.ChartArea

'Setting the foreground color of the chart area
chartArea.Area.ForegroundColor = Color.Yellow

'Setting Chart Area Shadow
chartArea.Shadow = True

'Saving the Excel file
workbook.Save("book1.xls")

See Also