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Dan asked on 10 Feb 2010, 07:07 PM
Hello,
I recently read the excellent  book "Next-Generation Business Intelligence Software with Silverlight 3"

http://www.amazon.com/Next-Generation-Business-Intelligence-Software-Silverlight/dp/1430224878

I am trying to incorporate some of things i learned into my existing application.  Much of the sample code was against Silverlight Toolkit and not Telerik charts.  I am trying to port some of the styles from toolkit to telerik.  I have figured out many of them but not all. 

Basically the chart is a word sized, sparkline that contains 2 line series.  I am hoping someone can share the xaml for:

1.  Set the StrokeThickness, Opacity and StrokeDashArray of a line series definition
2.  Turn off showing datapoints.
3.   For x axis, set the height and opacity.
4.  for the Y axis, set opacity, min, max.
5.  have the chart background be equal to whatever container it is in.  In my case, the chart is within a cell within a datagrid.

Below my signature, i have pasted the Silverlight Toolkit xaml for the styles.

Dan

              
            <!--Hide the border edges-->
            <chartingToolkit:Chart.Template>
                <ControlTemplate TargetType="chartingToolkit:Chart">
                    <chartingPrimitivesToolkit:EdgePanel x:Name="ChartArea">
                        <Grid Canvas.ZIndex="-1"></Grid>
                    </chartingPrimitivesToolkit:EdgePanel>
                </ControlTemplate>
            </chartingToolkit:Chart.Template>
            <!--Format the axes for a sparkline-->
            <chartingToolkit:Chart.Axes>
                <chartingToolkit:DateTimeAxis Orientation="X" MaxHeight="1" Opacity="0"/>
                <chartingToolkit:LinearAxis Orientation="Y" Opacity="1" Minimum="0" Maximum="10"/>
            </chartingToolkit:Chart.Axes>

 

 

  <!--DataPointStyle-->
                <chartingToolkit:LineSeries.DataPointStyle>
                    <Style TargetType="Control">
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="Visibility" Value="Collapsed"/>
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="Background" Value="Black"/>
                    </Style>
                </chartingToolkit:LineSeries.DataPointStyle>

                <!--use dashes for reference line-->
                <chartingToolkit:LineSeries.PolylineStyle>
                    <Style TargetType="Polyline">
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="Opacity" Value="0.75"/>
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="StrokeDashArray" Value="2"/>
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="StrokeThickness" Value="0.75"/>
                    </Style>
                </chartingToolkit:LineSeries.PolylineStyle>

                <!--DataPointStyle-->
                <chartingToolkit:LineSeries.DataPointStyle>
                    <Style TargetType="Control">
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="Visibility" Value="Collapsed"/>
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="Background" Value="Black"/>
                    </Style>
                </chartingToolkit:LineSeries.DataPointStyle>

                <!--use dashes for reference line-->
                <chartingToolkit:LineSeries.PolylineStyle>
                    <Style TargetType="Polyline">
                        <!---->
                        <Setter Property="StrokeThickness" Value="0.75"/>
                    </Style>
                </chartingToolkit:LineSeries.PolylineStyle>





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Vladimir Milev
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answered on 16 Feb 2010, 11:51 AM
Hello Dan,

This help topic might just help for most of the questions.

Best wishes,
Vladimir Milev
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answered on 16 Feb 2010, 02:17 PM
Thanks!
Dan
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Carlos Serrano
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answered on 12 Apr 2010, 08:33 AM
Dan,

I am looking for exactly the same information.
I guess the low level steps described in the documentation pointed out by the Telerik team are enough... though I have not done it yet. Have you been able to get an equivalent configuration to the one described in the "BI with SL3" book?

Thanks!
Carlos
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