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In this example Pentaho ChartBeans is used to render a standalone PNG image and an HTML page with an embedded Flash chart object.

The full source of this example is attached. It is a zipped Eclipse project called pentaho-chartbeans-demo. An included readme file instructs you how to run the example.

Chart Data

In this example, a ChartTableModel is created consisting of 21 rows and 3 columns. This example also adds some row and column metadata.

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titlerenderUsingOpenFlashChartPlugin method
private static void renderUsingOpenFlashChartPlugin(final ChartModel chartModel,
      final ChartTableModel chartTableModel, final String chartOutputFilename) throws Exception {
    final IChartPlugin plugin = ChartPluginFactory
        .getInstance("org.pentaho.chart.plugin.openflashchart.OpenFlashChartPlugin");

    ChartDocumentContext cdc = ChartFactory.generateChart(chartModel, chartTableModel);
    IOutput output = plugin.renderChartDocument(cdc, chartTableModel);

    ByteArrayOutputStream tmpOut = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
    output.persistChart(tmpOut, IOutput.OutputTypes.DATA_TYPE_STREAM, 400, 400);
    final String ENCODING = "UTF-8";
    ByteArrayInputStream in = new ByteArrayInputStream(tmpOut.toByteArray());
    IOUtils.closeQuietly(tmpOut);
    String openFlashChartJson = IOUtils.toString(in, ENCODING);
    IOUtils.closeQuietly(in);

    final String HTML_TEMPLATE = "<html>\n" + "  <head>\n"
        + "    <title>Bar Chart Using Open Flash Chart Plugin</title>\n"
        + "    <script type=\"text/javascript\">window.getChartData = function() '{' return ''{0}''; '}'</script>\n"
        + "  </head>\n" + "  <body>\n"
        + "    <object id=\"ofco00b1c87708fe11dea97da1e1ba5b86bc\" height=\"100%\" align=\"middle\" width=\"100%\" \n"
        + "    codebase=\"http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=8,0,0,0\" \n"
        + "    classid=\"clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000\"> \n"
        + "    <param value=\"sameDomain\" name=\"allowScriptAccess\"/><param value=\"opaque\" name=\"wmode\"/> \n"
        + "    <param value=\"open-flash-chart.swf?get-data=getChartData\" name=\"movie\"/> \n"
        + "    <param value=\"high\" name=\"quality\"/><embed id=\"ofce00b1c87708fe11dea97da1e1ba5b86bc\" \n"
        + "    height=\"100%\" align=\"middle\" width=\"100%\" \n"
        + "    pluginspage=\"http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer\" type=\"application/x-shockwave-flash\" \n"
        + "    allowscriptaccess=\"sameDomain\" bgcolor=\"#FFFFFF\" quality=\"high\" wmode=\"opaque\" \n"
        + "    src=\"open-flash-chart.swf?get-data=getChartData\"/></object>\n" + "  </body>\n" + "</html>";

    String html = MessageFormat.format(HTML_TEMPLATE, new String[] { openFlashChartJson });
    FileUtils.writeStringToFile(new File(chartOutputFilename), html, "UTF-8");
  }

The full source of this example is attached. It is a zipped Eclipse project called pentaho-chartbeans-demo. An included readme file instructs you how to run the example.

Example from an End User Perspective

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titleBar chart using Open Flash Chart plugin for Pentaho ChartBeans



The full source of this example is attached. It is a zipped Eclipse project called pentaho-chartbeans-demo.

Status

ChartComponent (In Progress)

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