So Configuring the Native chart web part in SharePoint 2010.
The chart web part in SharePoint 2010, it is easy for users to create beautiful, interactive charts with different data sources. In addition it also allows users, changes to data sources and see the changes in the patterns immediately, so that the tool is nothing more than a life-saver in a boardroom presentation. That is to say, the plugin must be configured properly before it can fulfill its task. Here is how to do it.
Add the chart web part
Before the web part can be used, must be inserted on the SharePoint page, and I would like to where to build the user, and displays the graph(s). This can be done using the graph of the web part control, which are under the category of Business data. Add the web parts can be two configuration options for further use:
Data And Appearance-Advanced Properties
The connection of the scheme with the data source
Under the data and appearance, there is an option to Connect the data table. Clicking on it opens a wizard that allows the graph of the web part can be connected to one of the following sources of data:
Another website that can provide data
A SharePoint List
An Excel Workbook
External content types defined in the BDC
Once a source is selected, the same wizard allows the user to connect to the source table data. After the connection is made, the user must retrieve and filter the data before creating the graph. Data filtering can be done with an existing column is used as a parameter or by pressing the ” + ” sign next to the Filter option of the data and indicating the name, the type and the value of the parameter selected. Then, the user must set the option to set the data of the series of properties, such as the fields to display axes on X and Y, the carrying out of the analysis of data, how to add a moving average with the data set, and so on.
The determination of how the graphics would look
To customize the appearance of the graph, and the user has to click on appearance & data and then click Customize in the menu. 3-step wizard. In the first place, this wizard allows the user to select the type of graph. Once the chart type is selected, the right pane shows a number of graphic-to select the templates for the user the ideal. The user may select the chart appearance properties, which grants the control over the drawing style, the look, the theme, the size, the format, and the transparency of the table. Graph element properties, which are used, once the presentation has been configured, the user can define the graph, legend, title, grid, axes, Links, tool tips, markers and labels.
Finally, it is the time of the commissioning of the graph
Click “Advanced properties” to show the user many options to enhance the look of the table. Options available include notes, legends, titles, chart area, series bar, icon, and even the properties from the context menu. As the user chooses to configure each element, the changes shown in the graph of the area immediately.
The chart web part in SharePoint 2010 allows users to create detailed charts from a variety of data sources, the rooms of hotel booking without the need to write a single line of code. With a third-party tool can improve even more the performance of this already powerful. Unfortunately, the add-on, not as a native element in SharePoint 2013 and later versions. But third-party add-ons available that offer similar if not better characteristics of the user for the creation of diagrams and graphics.
The author is a domain expert for SharePoint for many years, and he swears to software suites like Collabion, that can help to prepare quickly, in-depth diagrams, graphs, and offer useful data for the decision making in the meeting room.