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Pie Chart

Expanded Short Description

The Pie Chart is represented by the Pie3DSeriesView object, which belongs to Pie and Donut Series Views. This view is useful when it's necessary to compare the percentage values of different point arguments in the same series, and to illustrate these values as easy to understand pie slices. In addition, the 3D look makes it possible to rotate a chart to position pie slices in an attractive and easy-to-understand way.

A Pie chart is shown in the image below.

Expanded Chart Type Characteristics

The table below lists the main characteristics of this chart type.

Feature

Value

Series View type Pie3DSeriesView
Diagram type SimpleDiagram3D
Number of arguments per series point 1
Number of values per series point 1
Note

For information on which chart types can be combined with the Pie Chart, refer to the Series Views Compatibility document.

Expanded Example

The following example demonstrates how to create a ChartControl with a series of the Pie3DSeriesView type, set its general properties, and add this chart to a form at runtime. Before proceeding with this example, first create a Windows Forms Application in Visual Studio, and include all necessary assemblies to the References list of your project.

Then, add the following code to the Form.Load event handler.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E1028.

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