This article explains how to create Stacked Pyramid Chart in Excel using XlsIO.
What is Stacked Pyramid Chart?
A variation on a column/bar chart that uses pyramid shapes instead of rectangular columns/bars is called a Pyramid chart. In a stacked pyramid chart, each series is vertically stacked one over the other.
Stacked Pyramid Chart created using XlsIO
To create a stacked pyramid chart in Excel using XlsIO, you need to do the following steps.
Steps to create Stacked Pyramid Chart
Create a chart object by calling the worksheet.Charts.Add method and specify the chart type to ExcelChartType.Pyramid_Stacked enumeration 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 below list of properties.
Add the 3D chart elements like rotation and elevation.
Applicable properties for Stacked Pyramid 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 stacked pyramid chart.
The following C#/ VB.NET complete code snippet shows the creation of stacked pyramid chart using XlsIO.
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