Common charting using shapes

Common charting using shapes

  • CN 1,749,958 B
  • Filed: 07/28/2005
  • Issued: 02/13/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. One kind no matter Application Type how, is striden application-consistent ground presents and the method for the chart that processing is associated with document, described method comprises:

  • Receive a graph object in the document, described graph object defines charts with a plurality of chart elements, and quotes the data source of the bottom chart data of described chart, and described bottom chart data comprises the data value of chart;

    Determine the type of the chart that represented by described graph object;

    Retrieve the bottom chart data from the data source that described graph object is quoted;

    Based on subtype with each related data values of described a plurality of chart elements, utilize the transform engine of common charting module to convert a plurality of graph objects to a plurality of corresponding shapes, the common charting assembly can be used and comprise to described common charting module by a plurality of application programs;

    Based on the chart definition of described a plurality of corresponding shapes generations based on shape, the wherein said step of determining, retrieve, changing and generate automatically performs when document is opened;

    Present described chart based on described chart definition based on shape;

    In described document, keep described graph object, with the bottom chart data that allows to comprise in the described chart of access;

    AndEdit the chart that presents by described common charting assembly, described common charting assembly is provided for operating one group of public function of bottom chart data.

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