This article explains how to create a stacked line with markers chart in Excel using XlsIO.
What is stacked line with markers chart?
A stacked line chart displays series as a set of points connected by a line .Values are represented on the y-axis and categories are displayed on the x-axis.
What are markers?
Markers are circles, squares, triangles, or other shapes which mark the data points. Excel displays a unique marker with different shape or color for each data series. XlsIO supports all the marker types present in Excel.
Stacked line with markers chart created using XlsIO
To create a stacked line with markers chart in Excel using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.
Steps to create stacked line with markers chart
Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Line_Markers_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, legend and datalables.
Properties used to modify the markers in the line charts
Below is the list of properties that are used to change the markers in line charts.
NOTE: As line charts don’t have any interior settings, applying fill properties in line chart series might throw exception.
The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of stacked line with markers chart using XlsIO.
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