Creating a chart using the Chart Web Part

The Chart Web Part is a great tool for charting a small data set. Your data will need to be already organized to be ready for charting, as the Web Part won't rollup data or calculate totals. This recipe shows you how to chart data from a SharePoint list to display sales figures.

Getting ready

This recipe works for:

  • SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition
  • SharePoint 2010 Online (Office 365 Edition)

You will need a SharePoint site with a page where you will insert the chart and a list called Sales containing the following columns:

Column Name

Data Type


(Built In)







Net Sales


If you need help creating the list, refer to the Creating a custom list recipe in Chapter ...

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