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Getting Started with the Graph Report Item

This guide shows how to add the Telerik Reporting Graph report item in reports.

The simplest way to add a Graph item to your report is to run the Graph Wizard for Visual Studio Report Designer or to run a new Bar, Column, Area, Line, Pie, Scatter, or Others chart wizard in the Standalone Report Designer. After you add a Graph item to the design surface of the Visual Studio Report Designer, you can click the chart elements to edit the selected element's properties in the Properties grid. In the Standalone Report Designer you can use the ribbon tools.

Add a Graph item to a Report by using the Visual Studio report designer Graph Wizard

  1. Open the Visual Studio toolbox and select Graph Wizard from the Telerik Reporting tab.

  2. Click on the design surface where you want the upper-left corner of the Graph item. The Graph Wizard opens.

  3. Follow the steps in the Graph Wizard.

  4. When you finish the wizard a new Graph report item will be created on the design surface.

Add a Graph item to a report by using the Standalone Report Designer Graph Wizard

  1. Open the Insert tab from the ribbon bar and select the desired chart type. The Graph item will be placed in the center of the selected container.

  2. Follow the steps in the Graph Wizard.

  3. When you finish the wizard a new Graph report item from the chosen type will be created on the design surface.

Insert a Graph item to a Report

Graph item for direct insertion is only available in the Visual Studio Report Designer.For the Standalone Report Designer, please use the Graph Wizard for the specific chart type.

  1. Open the Visual Studio toolbox and select Graph item from the Telerik Reporting tab.

  2. Click on the design surface where you want the upper-left corner of the Graph item. The Graph item is initialized on the selected design surface.

  3. Open the Property grid.

  4. Set the DataSource property to one of the available Data Source Components.

  5. Set up a Coordinate System with its X-axis and Y-axis.

  6. Continue based on the selected chart type as explained in the following KB articles:

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