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Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook by Mihaela Jurković, Rigel Di Scala

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Creating an editable business chart

In this recipe we will create a basic business chart with editable fields. The user will be able to input a value in percentage and the vertical bars will rise or fall accordingly.

In a real world application, these numbers could be dynamically fed from an XML (RSS) or JSON feedthat streams live information from a database.

How to do it...

The following steps will demonstrate the creation of a business chart:

  1. Select the 3D box tool (Shift + F4 or X) and create a box at the center of the page. On the 3D box toolbar press the "Parallel" icons How to do it... relative to the Angle X: and Angle Y: options and set them to 180° and ...

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