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

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


What is a wireframe contour chart?


A Wireframe contour chart represents 2-D top view of surface charts without color on the surface. This chart is not easy to read and shows only the lines.


Create Wireframe Contour Chart in Excel

                Wireframe contour chart created using XlsIO

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


Steps to create wireframe contour chart


  1. Initialize chart


Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method.



  1. Assign data and select chart type


  1. To plot the series values in column and categories in row, set chart’s IsSeriesInRows property to false.
  2. Set a range of data from the worksheet to chart’s DataRange property before specifying the chart type.
  3. Specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Surface_NoColor_Contour enum value.



Note: For creating a wireframe contour chart, the series count must be greater than or equal to 2. The series should be set before selecting the chart type.


  1. Apply basic chart elements


Add the basic elements like chart title, data labels and legend.


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



Additional applicable properties of wireframe contour chart in Excel


To modify the depth axis of wireframe contour chart, use the PrimarySerieAxis  (Depth Axis) property.


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 wireframe contour chart using XlsIO.







Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
8413 02/14/2018 10/15/2018 WinForms XlsIO
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