Changing chart type

Java Chart Designer offers multiple types of 2-dimensional categories/series charts. Generally, the distinct entries are plotted along the categories (X) axis while series (Y) axis holds categories values.

Chart types can be divided into 8 different groups each of them has several modifications. To access "Chart type" window you may either click "Options" menu and choose "Chart type" or click "Options" tab in Quick access panel and press "Chart type" button.

Lets overview all available types in details ordered by categories:

  • Columns


Column type of charts represents data as a set of vertical columns. There are several subtypes Column type could be further divided into:

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
2D rectangles
3D rectangles
Cylinders
  •  Bars


Bar type of charts represents data as a set of horizontal bars. Same as Columns, Bars could be divided into the next subtypes:

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
2D rectangles
3D rectangles
Cylinders
  • Lines

Line charts represent data as a set of data values connected by lines. There are several subtypes:

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
Wired
Smoothed
  •  Areas

Area charts represent data as a set of data values connected by lines. There are several subtypes:

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
Wired
Smoothed
  • Pie

Pie chart represent data as a slices of a pie.

  • Doughnut

Doughnut chart type represent data in a torus-like shape.

  • XY

ScatteredWiredArea
  • Bubble

XYXY