This article explains how to create a stacked bar chart in Excel using XlsIO.
What is a stacked bar chart?
In stacked bar chart, each series is horizontally stacked one after the other.
Stacked Bar Chart Created using XlsIO
To create a stacked bar chart using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.
Steps to create the stacked bar chart
Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Bar_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, data labels and legend with the below list of properties.
Applicable properties of stacked bar chart
Below is the list of other common properties that is applicable for a column/bar chart.
NOTE: Applying properties apart from the mentioned list might throw exception or the changes will not be reflected in the output document because those properties are not related to column/bar chart.
The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of stacked bar chart using XlsIO.
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