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XY Step Chart


The XY step chart consists of pairs of values (plotted as points) on a line for each series in the given dataset. Each line is drawn from point to point at a 90 degree angle. This chart will have two numeric axes.

Dataset Guidelines

This chart expects its data as an XY dataset.

Required Properties

The following properties are required:

chart-type

<chart-type>StepChart</chart-type>

dataset-type

<dataset-type>XYSeriesCollection</dataset-type>

The optional chart properties that are supported for this chart are listed in the Chart Properties Reference.

Example

The following chart definition will produce the chart in the example below.

<chart>
  <chart-type>StepChart</chart-type>
  <dataset-type>XYSeriesCollection</dataset-type>
  <title>XY Series Sample Chart</title>
  <line-style>dashdotdot</line-style>
  <line-width>2</line-width>
  <subtitles>
    <subtitle>a sample step chart</subtitle>
  </subtitles>
  <chart-background type="color">#FFFFFF</chart-background>
  <plot-background type="color">#FFFFFF</plot-background>
  <height>550</height>
  <width>650</width>
  <color-palette>
    <color>#EE7733</color>
    <color>#9EAA36</color>
    <color>#BF0000</color>
    <color>#FCCF12</color>
    <color>#772200</color>
    <color>#DDCC88</color>
    <color>#123D82</color>
    <color>#4A0866</color>
    <color>#445500</color>-
    <color>#FFAA00</color>
    <color>#1E8AD3</color>
    <color>#AA6611</color>
    <color>#772200</color>
  </color-palette>
  <include-legend>true</include-legend>
</chart>