RadChart vs RadChartView

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  1. Andrew
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    Jul 2011

    Posted 29 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    I'm new to using the Telerik Charting controls in Silverlight. I need to implement a display which contains a chart. I started by using the RadCartesianChart. After working with RadCartesianChart for a bit, I discovered that there is no automatic legend support (unless I missed it somehow). After going through the help, I then came across the more general looking RadChart, which did have legend support.

    I was wondering what the trade-offs (if any) are in using RadChart vs the RadChartView charts?
    Is one more appropriate than the other in certain scenarios?
    Are there performance differences when viewing a large amount of data?
    Is one more low-level, requiring more coding while the other is higher level and requiring less coding, but maybe at the expense of performance?

    What is the relationship (if any) between RadChart and RadChartView charts?
  2. Rahul
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    Feb 2011

    Posted 03 Mar 2012 Link to this post

    Hello Telerik,

                 I'm also curious about to know the difference.

    Thanks and Regards
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  4. Vladimir Milev
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    Posted 05 Mar 2012 Link to this post


    Please, take a look at this forum post which should shed some more detail on the differences:

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