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How to create Excel line chart in C#, VB.NET?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XlsIO |
Published Date: January 30, 2018 |
Last Revised Date: October 9, 2018

This article explains how to create a line chart in Excel using XlsIO.

 

To create a line chart in Excel using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.

 

Create Line Chart in Excel

       Line chart created using XlsIO

 

Steps to create Line chart

 

  1. Initialize chart

 

Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Line enum value.

 

 

  1. Assign data

 

Set a range of data from the worksheet to chart’s DataRange property. To plot the series values in column and categories in row, set chart’s IsSeriesInRows property to false.

 

 

  1. Apply basic chart elements

 

Add the basic elements like chart title, legend and datalabels.

 

  • ChartTitle of chart object.
  • Set DataLabels via DefaultDataPoint.
  • Set TRUE to chart’s HasLegend property, to show the legend.

 

 

Download Complete Sample

 

Download input file with data

 

To know more about creating charts with various settings using XlsIO, please refer the documentation.

 

The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of Line chart using XlsIO.

 

C#

 

 

VB

 

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