Chart Designer Overview

The Chart Designer allows you to quickly create and customize charts in the Report Designer.

To invoke the Chart Designer, click the Run Designer button over the chart control.

The Chart Designer consists of three main parts that are described below.

Chart Structure

The Chart Structure tree enables you to explore and manage a structure of a chart and its elements.

When you click a chart element in the tree, the designer’s Properties panel displays settings of this element.

To create a new series, click the plus button for the Series collection and select a required series type in the invoked window.

To add elements to other collections (Titles, Legends, etc.), simply click the plus button.

To delete an element, select it and click the Remove icon .

Chart Layout

The Chart Layout area displays the preview of the created chart.

This part also provides the following buttons:

Icon Description
Reverses the most recent action.
Performs the action you have previously undone.

Chart Properties

The Properties panel allows you to view and change settings of a chart and its elements. Changing any property updates the chart layout to display the current state.

Chart Label Display Format

You can control how Labels are displayed on Charts, for example to format numerical values with currency symbol, thousand separator and rounded to whole numbers e.g. €123,456


  • Click Run Designer

  • Expand Series and click on the Series Name you want to change the properties for
  • Expand the LABEL property
  • Enter a valid display format for Text Pattern e.g. {V:€#,#} will show the Series Value and format it with Euro symbol, thousand separator and rounded to whole number

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Last modified: Feb 12, 2021


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