assign Date to x and y axis value in RadChart

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  1. Saravanan
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    Aug 2010

    Posted 18 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    DataTable tbl = new DataTable();

    Hello telerik team, i have a table with the above structure. i need to draw a chart for the above data. the value for xaxis are in date format and y axis in string format. if i bind this datatable to RadChart object i'm getting empty series. It is accepting only numbers. Is it a limitation or i did any mistake?. And even if i give as numbers i need to group chart by series . the value for Legend should get from "SeriesName" column. Can someone help me.
  2. Evgenia
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    Posted 23 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Saravanan,

    There are some things you should have in mind when binding RadChart - both XAxis and YAxis expect their values to be of Double type. This means that dates should be presented in their OLE Automation equivalent using the ToOADate() method provided by the Framework. You may find our Numerical Axis demo helpful for achieving this. On the other hand to set strings as Labels for the Axis you may either set the DataLabelsColumn property or add the labels manually as shown here.
    You can set Series Name which will appear as Legend Item like this:
    radChart.Series[0].Name = "SeriesName";

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