This article explains how to create a stacked area chart in Excel using XlsIO.
What is stacked area chart?
Stacked Area charts are useful to show the trend of the contribution of each value over time or other category data in 2-D format.
Stacked Area Chart Created using XlsIO
To create a stacked area chart in Excel using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.
Steps to create stacked area chart
Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Area_Stacked enum value.
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.
Add the basic elements like chart title and legend.
Applicable properties for stacked area chart
Common property applicable for stacked area chart is
NOTE: Applying other properties apart from the above mentioned property might throw exception or the changes will not be reflected in the output document because those properties are not related to area chart.
The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of stacked area chart using XlsIO.
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