GanttBarEndShape enumeration

Represents end shape in bars and progress points in progress lines.

public enum GanttBarEndShape


ArrowDown14Indicates Arrow pointing down Gantt bar end shape.
ArrowUp8Indicates Arrow pointing up Gantt bar end shape.
CaretDownTop9Indicates Caret pointing down on the top half of the bar Gantt bar end shape.
CaretUpBottom10Indicates Caret pointing up on the bottom half of the bar Gantt bar end shape.
Circle19Indicates Circle Gantt bar end shape.
CircleArrowDown18Indicates Circled arrow pointing down Gantt bar end shape.
CircleArrowUp17Indicates Circled arrow pointing up Gantt bar end shape.
CircleDiamond13Indicates Circled diamond Gantt bar end shape.
CircleTriangleDown16Indicates Circled triangle pointing down Gantt bar end shape.
CircleTriangleUp15Indicates Circled triangle pointing up Gantt bar end shape.
Diamond3Indicates Diamond Gantt bar end shape.
HouseDown2Indicates Upside-down house Gantt bar end shape.
HouseUp1Indicates House Gantt bar end shape.
LeftBracket21Indicates Left bracket Gantt bar end shape.
LeftFade23Indicates Left fade Gantt bar end shape.
LineShape11Indicates Line Gantt bar end shape.
NoBarEndShape0Indicates None Gantt bar end shape.
RightBracket22Indicates Right bracket Gantt bar end shape.
RightFade24Indicates Right fade Gantt bar end shape.
Square12Indicates Square Gantt bar end shape.
Star20Indicates Star Gantt bar end shape.
TriangleDown5Indicates Triangle pointing down Gantt bar end shape.
TriangleLeft7Indicates Triangle pointing left Gantt bar end shape.
TriangleRight6Indicates Triangle pointing right Gantt bar end shape.
TriangleUp4Indicates Circled triangle pointing up Gantt bar end shape.


Shows how to set custom bar styles of Gantt Chart project view.

public void ImplementCustomBarStyle()
        var project = new Project(DataDir + "Blank2010.mpp");

        var view = (GanttChartView)project.DefaultView;
        var custom = GetCustomBarStyle();

        // Add the custom bar style to the custom bar collection of the project view

        var options = new MPPSaveOptions
            WriteViewData = true

        project.Save(OutDir + "ImplementCustomBarStyleWriting_out.mpp", options);
    catch (NotSupportedException ex)
            + "\nThis example will only work if you apply a valid Aspose License. You can purchase full license or get 30 day temporary license from");

public static GanttBarStyle GetCustomBarStyle()
    var style = new GanttBarStyle
        ShowForTaskUid = 1,
        MiddleShape = GanttBarMiddleShape.RectangleBottom,
        MiddleFillPattern = GanttBarFillPattern.MediumFill,
        MiddleShapeColor = Color.Blue,

        StartShape = GanttBarEndShape.ArrowDown,
        StartShapeColor = Color.Red,

        EndShape = GanttBarEndShape.ArrowUp,
        EndShapeColor = Color.Yellow,

        LeftField = Field.TaskResourceNames,
        RightField = Field.TaskName,
        TopField = Field.TaskStart,
        BottomField = Field.TaskFinish,
        InsideField = Field.TaskDuration

    return style;

Shows how to use custom bar styles of Gantt Chart view.

var project = new Project(DataDir + "Project2.mpp");

var ganttChartView = (GanttChartView)project.Views.First(v => v.Name == "Gantt &Chart");
PdfSaveOptions saveOptions = new PdfSaveOptions();
saveOptions.Timescale = Timescale.DefinedInView;
saveOptions.ViewSettings = ganttChartView;

// Bar styles can be either task-specific (located in GanttChartView.CustomBarStyles)
// of category-specific (located in GanttChartView.BarStyles)
foreach (GanttBarStyle ganttBarStyle in ganttChartView.CustomBarStyles)
    if (ganttBarStyle.ShowForTaskUid != 4)

    // For demonstration purposes we are modifying style for Task with Unique ID = 4
    // Here we set field (TaskName) to render to the left of the task bar.
    ganttBarStyle.LeftField = Field.TaskName;
    // Here we set custom converter to control which text should be rendered inside the task bar.
    ganttBarStyle.InsideBarTextConverter = task => "Hours rem.: " + (int)task.Get(Tsk.RemainingWork).TimeSpan.TotalHours;

    ganttBarStyle.MiddleShapeColor = Color.Green;
    ganttBarStyle.MiddleShape = GanttBarMiddleShape.LineTop;
    ganttBarStyle.StartShape = GanttBarEndShape.LeftBracket;
    ganttBarStyle.StartShapeColor = Color.Aqua;
    ganttBarStyle.EndShape = GanttBarEndShape.RightBracket;
    ganttBarStyle.EndShapeColor = Color.Aquamarine;

foreach (GanttBarStyle ganttBarStyle in ganttChartView.BarStyles)
    if (!ganttBarStyle.ShowForCategories.Contains(GanttBarShowFor.Milestone))

    // For demonstration purposes we are modifying styles applicable to milestone tasks.

    ganttBarStyle.StartShape = GanttBarEndShape.Diamond;
    ganttBarStyle.RightField = Field.TaskActualFinish;
    ganttBarStyle.TopBarTextConverter = task => task.Get(Tsk.ActualStart).Day.ToString();

project.Save(OutDir + "WorkWithGanttChartViewBarStyles_out.pdf", saveOptions);

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