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iReport 3.7 by Shamsuddin Ahammad

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Chapter 9. Charting

Charting is a very important feature for modern day reporting. From a chart, one can get an easy-to-understand, visual view of business data. Modern decision makers largely depend on reports with charts for crucial business decisions. You can create various types of charts in iReport, such as a Pie, Pie 3D, Bar, Bar 3D, YX Bar, Stacked Bar, Stacked Bar 3D, Line, XY Line, Area, YX Area, Stacked Area, Scatter, Bubble, Time Series, High Low, Candlestick, Gantt, Meter, Thermometer, and Multi Axis.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Develop a report with a pie chart
  • Develop a report with a 3D pie chart
  • Develop a report with a bar chart

So let's get on with it.

Developing a pie chart report

A pie chart is a circular chart, which is divided into ...

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