Chart XAxis DataLabelsColumn display problem Part2

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  1. Phil Borland
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    Jan 2006

    Posted 23 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    Following on from this thread:

    There is another Bug Chart XAxis DataLabelsColumn in telerik reports, If you choose a field of type DataTime Type it also wont bind!

    As it wouldnt bind to a field of datetime, the work around I found was to create a Calculated Field Called CompletedDateStr of DataType String, and add an expression to correctly format the date (to the correct locale) in the Telerik Report SQLDataSource.

    ie add this to your SQL datasource
    = Format("{0:d}", Fields.CompletedDate)
  2. Evgenia
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    Posted 28 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    Hi Phil,

    RadChart does not support DateTime values directly. DateTime values should be converted to their OLE Automation equivalents using the ToOADate() method.
    If you want to convert the DateTime values to OADate before extraxting them from the Database you can use the following SQL query:

    "SELECT [Temperature], CAST([Date] AS FLOAT) + 2 as float_date FROM [Table_1]"

    Best wishes,
    the Telerik team
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