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

jc_chart_type_column
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 rectanglesjc_2drect_clustjc_2drect_stackedjc_2drect_scaled
3D rectanglesjc_3drect_clustjc_3drect_stackedjc_3drect_scaled
Cylindersjc_cylinders_clustjc_cylinders_stackedjc_cylinders_scaled
  •  Bars

jc_chart_type_bar

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 rectanglesjc_bar_2drect_clustjc_bar_2drect_stackedjc_bar_2drect_scaled
3D rectanglesjc_bar_3drect_clustjc_bar_3drect_stackedjc_bar_3drect_scaled
Cylindersjc_bar_cyl_clustjc_bar_cyl_stackedjc_bar_cyl_scaled
  • Lines

jc_chart_type_line

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

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
Wiredjc_wired_lines_clusteredjc_wired_lines_stackedjc_smoth_line_scaled
Smoothedjc_smoth_line_clustjc_smoth_line_stackedjc_smoth_line_scaled
  •  Areas
    jc_chart_type_area

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

 ClusteredStacked100% Stacked
Wiredjc_wired_area_clustjc_wired_area_stackedjc_wired_area_scaled
Smoothedjc_smothed_area_clustjc_smoth_area_stackedjc_smoth_area_scaled
  • Pie

jc_chart_type_pie

Pie chart represent data as a slices of a pie.
jc_pie_chart

  • Doughnut
    jc_chart_type_dough

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

  • XY
    jc_chart_type_xy
ScatteredWiredArea
jc_xy_scatterjc_xy_wiredjc_xy_area
  • Bubble
    jc_chart_type_bubble_1
XYXY
jc_x_bubblejc_y_bubblejc_xy_bubble