Aspose.Slides - Formatting Chart Entities

//Instantiating presentation
Presentation pres = new Presentation();

//Accessing the first slide
ISlide slide = pres.getSlides().get_Item(0);

//Adding the sample chart
IChart chart = slide.getShapes().addChart(ChartType.LineWithMarkers, 50, 50, 500, 400);

//Setting Chart Titile
chart.hasTitle(true);
chart.getChartTitle().addTextFrameForOverriding("");
IPortion chartTitle = chart.getChartTitle().getTextFrameForOverriding().getParagraphs().get_Item(0).getPortions().get_Item(0);
chartTitle.setText("Sample Chart");
chartTitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chartTitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.GRAY);
chartTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontHeight (20);
chartTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
chartTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);

//Setting Major grid lines format for value axis
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.BLUE);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().setWidth(5);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().setDashStyle(LineDashStyle.DashDot);

//Setting Minor grid lines format for value axis
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.RED);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().setWidth(3);

//Setting value axis number format
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().isNumberFormatLinkedToSource(false);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setDisplayUnit(DisplayUnitType.Thousands);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setNumberFormat("0.0%");

//Setting chart maximum, minimum values
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMajorUnit(false);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMaxValue(false);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMinorUnit(false);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMinValue(false);

chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setMaxValue(15f);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setMinValue(-2f);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setMinorUnit(0.5f);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().setMajorUnit(2.0f);

//Setting Value Axis Text Properties
IChartPortionFormat txtVal = chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getTextFormat().getPortionFormat();
txtVal.setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
txtVal.setFontHeight(16);
txtVal.setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);
txtVal.getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
txtVal.getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(new Color(PresetColor.DarkGreen));
txtVal.setLatinFont(new FontData("Times New Roman"));

//Setting value axis title
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().hasTitle(true);
chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getTitle().addTextFrameForOverriding("");
IPortion valtitle = chart.getAxes().getVerticalAxis().getTitle().getTextFrameForOverriding().getParagraphs().get_Item(0).getPortions().get_Item(0);
valtitle.setText("Primary Axis");
valtitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
valtitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.GRAY);
valtitle.getPortionFormat().setFontHeight(20);
valtitle.getPortionFormat().setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
valtitle.getPortionFormat().setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);

//Setting Major grid lines format for Category axis
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.GREEN);
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMajorGridLinesFormat().getLine().setWidth(5);

//Setting Minor grid lines format for Category axis
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.YELLOW);
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getMinorGridLinesFormat().getLine().setWidth(3);

//Setting Category Axis Text Properties
IChartPortionFormat txtCat = chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getTextFormat().getPortionFormat();
txtCat.setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
txtCat.setFontHeight(16);
txtCat.setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);
txtCat.getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid) ;
txtCat.getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.BLUE);
txtCat.setLatinFont(new FontData("Arial"));

//Setting Category Titile
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().hasTitle(true);
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getTitle().addTextFrameForOverriding("");

IPortion catTitle = chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().getTitle().getTextFrameForOverriding().getParagraphs().get_Item(0).getPortions().get_Item(0);
catTitle.setText("Sample Category");
catTitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
catTitle.getPortionFormat().getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.GRAY);
catTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontHeight(20);
catTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
catTitle.getPortionFormat().setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);

//Setting category axis lable position
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().setTickLabelPosition(TickLabelPositionType.Low);

//Setting category axis lable rotation angle
chart.getAxes().getHorizontalAxis().setTickLabelRotationAngle(45);

//Setting Legends Text Properties
IChartPortionFormat txtleg = chart.getLegend().getTextFormat().getPortionFormat();
txtleg.setFontBold(NullableBool.True);
txtleg.setFontHeight(16);
txtleg.setFontItalic(NullableBool.True);
txtleg.getFillFormat().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
txtleg.getFillFormat().getSolidFillColor().setColor(new Color(PresetColor.DarkRed));

//Set show chart legends without overlapping chart

chart.getLegend().setOverlay(true);
//chart.ChartData.Series[0].PlotOnSecondAxis=true;

chart.getChartData().getSeries().get_Item(0).setPlotOnSecondAxis(true);
//Setting secondary value axis
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isVisible(true);
 chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().getFormat().getLine().setStyle(LineStyle.ThickBetweenThin);
 chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().getFormat().getLine().setWidth(20);

//Setting secondary value axis Number format
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isNumberFormatLinkedToSource(false);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setDisplayUnit(DisplayUnitType.Hundreds);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setNumberFormat ("0.0%");

//Setting chart maximum, minimum values
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMajorUnit(false);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMaxValue(false);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMinorUnit(false);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().isAutomaticMinValue(false);

chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setMaxValue(20f);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setMinValue(-5f);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setMinorUnit(0.5f);
chart.getAxes().getSecondaryVerticalAxis().setMajorUnit(2.0f);


//Setting chart back wall color
chart.getBackWall().setThickness(1);
chart.getBackWall().getFormat().getFill().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getBackWall().getFormat().getFill().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.WHITE);

chart.getFloor().getFormat().getFill().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getFloor().getFormat().getFill().getSolidFillColor().setColor(Color.GREEN);
//Setting Plot area color
chart.getPlotArea().getFormat().getFill().setFillType(FillType.Solid);
chart.getPlotArea().getFormat().getFill().getSolidFillColor().setColor(new Color(PresetColor.LightCyan));

//Save Presentation
pres.save("data/AsposeFormattedChart.pptx", SaveFormat.Pptx);

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Last edited Jul 21, 2014 at 3:13 PM by shoaibkhan, version 2