This chapter describes the basic requirements of a charting application and illustrates the use of BIRT charting API classes and interfaces for modifying an existing chart definition and for creating a new chart.
The BIRT charting API allows you to:
Write Java applications with bar charts, pie charts, line charts, scatter charts, area charts, dial charts, and stock charts.
Customize a chart in many ways to fit the requirements of the application.
Modify an existing chart item in a BIRT report design or add a chart to an existing report design.
While this chapter illustrates how to customize an existing chart and create a new chart within a BIRT application, describing how to use the charting API in ...