Chart Web Part in SharePoint

This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss how to populate a chart web part from a SharePoint list. Here I am using the chart web part in SharePoint 2013. Though Microsoft removed the chart web part, you can check this workaround to make the chart web part available in SharePoint 2013.

Chart web part in SharePoint 2013

Now, let us see, how to use the Chart web part in SharePoint 2013. By default chart web part will be missing in SharePoint 2013, we will see how we can enable chart web part and use in SharePoint 2013.

Microsoft introduced Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2010. It is a very useful web part to work with for different scenarios. But as Microsoft removed some of the 2010 features in SharePoint 2013, Chart web part is also removed by Microsoft in SharePoint 2013.

But still, you can add the chart web part in SharePoint 2013. Follow the below steps.

Step-1:
Download this file and then unzip it.

Step-2:
Edit the page and then go to the INSERT tab and then there click on Web Part. Then click on Upload a Web Part and then browser the file that we have unzipped in Step-1 and click on Upload as shown in the fig below:

Chart web part in SharePoint 2013
Chart web part in SharePoint 2013

Step-3:
Then the Chat web part will come in the web part list, select the web part and click on OK. It will appear in the page as shown in the fig below:

Chart web part in SharePoint 2013
Chart web part in SharePoint 2013

I hope it will be helpful to you to enable and use the chart web part in SharePoint 2013.

Chart Web Part in SharePoint

Here I have a SharePoint list name as “Course” which has 5 columns and the data are like below:

Working with Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2010
Working with Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2010

Here I want to show a chart (bar) and want to see in Sharepoint 2013 how many trained, novice, intermediate and expert people. Similarly for SharePoint 2010, Asp.net and C#.Net skills.

For this first add a chart web part to the page (Edit Page -> INSERT -> Web Part). Once you will put the chart it will appear like below. Save the page.

sharepoint chart web part
SharePoint chart web part

After that click on Data & Appearance. Then select Connect Chart To Data as shown in the fig below:

how to create chart webpart in sharepoint 2013
how to create chart web part in SharePoint 2013

In the next step select “Connect to a List” in the Choose a Data Source section. Then click on Next.

sharepoint chart web part download
SharePoint chart web part download

In the next step select the site and the list in the drop down.

In the next step, it will show you the list and the data. Click Next.

The 4th Step Bind Chart to Data is an important step. Follow below instruction. Here

In the Series expand (click on +) Series Properties. Enter the name, here I am putting based on my column names. It should be like below:

Series Name: Trained
Series Type: StackedColumn (From the drop-down select the column).
Y Field: Trained (Select Trained Column from the drop down)
X Field: Title (Remember this will be the same for all series)

So it will appear like below:

sharepoint 2013 chart web part download
SharePoint 2013 chart web part download

Then click on the + icon near-series like below:

chart web part sharepoint 2013 missing
chart web part SharePoint 2013 missing

Here also fill the series details like below:

Series Name: Novice
Series Type: StackedColumn (From the drop-down select the column).
Y Field: Novice (Select Novice Column from drop down)
X Field: Title (Remember this will be the same for all series).

So it will appear like below:

sharepoint chart web part download
SharePoint chart web part download

Add all based on the columns. Here I added 4 for each column (Trained, Novice, Intermediate and Expert).

Then click on Finish.

Now your chat will appear like below:

charts sharepoint 2013
charts SharePoint 2013

If you want to customize a bit like you want to show the count, as well as an image in the top right corner, follow below steps.

Here click on Data & Appearance, then click on Customize your chat.

Here select Stacked Column and click Next as shown in the fig below:

charts sharepoint 2013
charts SharePoint 2013

You can set the width and Height of the chart web part. then click on Next.

The next step is very important, if you want to Show Legend then you chose Show Legend.

charts sharepoint online
charts SharePoint online

You can go to the Axis and Gridlines tab and if you do not want the Major Gridlines then you can deselect “Show Major Grid Lines” for both X and Y axis.

If you want to show the Labels then you can select the Label and click on Finish.

charts webpart sharepoint 2013
charts web part SharePoint 2013

Finally, your chart will appear like below:

charts webpart sharepoint 2016 download
charts web part SharePoint 2016 download

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