Chart class

Chart class

Provides access to the chart shape properties. To learn more, visit the Working with Charts documentation article.


axesGets a collection of all axes of this chart.
axis_xProvides access to properties of the X axis of the chart.
axis_yProvides access to properties of the Y axis of the chart.
axis_zProvides access to properties of the Z axis of the chart.
data_tableProvides access to properties of a data table of this chart. The data table can be shown using the property.
legendProvides access to the chart legend properties.
seriesProvides access to series collection.
source_full_nameGets the path and name of an xls/xlsx file this chart is linked to.
titleProvides access to the chart title properties.


Shows how to insert a chart and set a title.

doc = aw.Document()
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

# Insert a chart shape with a document builder and get its chart.
chart_shape = builder.insert_chart(aw.drawing.charts.ChartType.BAR, 400, 300)
chart = chart_shape.chart

# Use the "title" property to give our chart a title, which appears at the top center of the chart area.
title = chart.title
title.text = "My Chart"
title.font.size = 15
title.font.color =

# Set the "show" property to "True" to make the title visible. = True

# Set the "overlay" property to "True" Give other chart elements more room by allowing them to overlap the title
title.overlay = True + "Charts.chart_title.docx")

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