This article explains how to create 3D line chart in Excel using XlsIO.
What is a 3D line chart?
3-D Line charts show each row or column of data as a 3-D Ribbon. 3-D Line charts can show trends over time (days, months, quarters or years), or categories. A 3-D Line chart has horizontal, vertical, and depth axes that you can change. The third axis can show some lines in front of others.
3D line chart created using XlsIO
To create a 3D line chart in Excel using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.
Steps to create 3D line chart
Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Line_3D 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.
Add the 3D chart elements like Rotation and Elevation.
Applicable properties for 3D line chart
Below is the list of other common properties applicable for 3D line chart.
NOTE: Applying properties apart from the mentioned properties might throw exception or the changes will not be reflected in the output document because those properties are not related to line charts.
The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of 3D line chart using XlsIO.
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