Steps to Enable Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 Enable Chart Web Part
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Chart Web Part is missing form SharePoint 2013. As we know Microsoft remove chart web part features from SharePoint 2013.

So we got a recentaly one requirements for implementing Chart WebPart in SharePoint 2013. So I just found the way how I will implemented chart web part in SharePoint server 2013.

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So for creating chart webPart in sharePoint we need to follow below steps –

<webPart xmlns=”″>
<type name=”Microsoft.Office.Server.WebControls.ChartWebPart, Microsoft.Office.Server.Chart, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c” />
<importErrorMessage>Cannot import Chart Web Part.</importErrorMessage>
<property name=”RealTimeInterval” type=”int”>0</property>
<property name=”Height” type=”unit” />
<property name=”IsCustomized” type=”bool”>False</property>
<property name=”ListUrl” type=”string” null=”true” />
<property name=”AllowConnect” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”CatalogIconImageUrl” type=”string” />
<property name=”Title” type=”string”>Chart Web Part</property>
<property name=”Hidden” type=”bool”>False</property>
<property name=”ShowDebugInfoRuntime” type=”bool”>False</property>
<property name=”BindToDataDesignMode” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”TitleIconImageUrl” type=”string” />
<property name=”ChromeState” type=”chromestate”>Normal</property>
<property name=”Description” type=”string”>Helps you to visualize your data on SharePoint sites and portals.</property>
<property name=”ChartXml” type=”string”>&lt;?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-16″?&gt;
&lt;Chart BorderColor=”26, 59, 105″ BorderWidth=”1″ BorderlineDashStyle=”Solid”&gt;
&lt;Series Name=”Default” ShadowOffset=”2″ ChartArea=”Default” BorderColor=”26, 59, 105″&gt;
&lt;ChartArea BackColor=”White” ShadowOffset=”2″ BorderColor=”26, 59, 105″ BorderDashStyle=”Solid” Name=”Default”&gt;
&lt;MajorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MinorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MajorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MinorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MajorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MinorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MajorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;MinorGrid LineColor=”Silver” /&gt;
&lt;BorderSkin BackColor=”CornflowerBlue” BackSecondaryColor=”CornflowerBlue” /&gt;
<property name=”WorkBookUrl” type=”string” null=”true” />
<property name=”AllowMinimize” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”ChromeType” type=”chrometype”>Default</property>
<property name=”AlignDataPointsByAxisLabel” type=”bool”>False</property>
<property name=”AllowZoneChange” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”DataBindingsString” type=”string”>&lt;?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-16″?&gt;
&lt;ArrayOfDataBinding xmlns:xsi=”” xmlns:xsd=”” /&gt;</property>
<property name=”ShowToolbar” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”Width” type=”unit” />
<property name=”HelpMode” type=”helpmode”>Navigate</property>
<property name=”TitleUrl” type=”string” />
<property name=”DesignerTemplateId” type=”string” />
<property name=”HelpUrl” type=”string” />
<property name=”ExportMode” type=”exportmode”>All</property>
<property name=”ConnectionPointEnabled” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”AllowClose” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”AllowEdit” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”Direction” type=”direction”>NotSet</property>
<property name=”AllowHide” type=”bool”>True</property>
<property name=”DesignerChartTheme” type=”Microsoft.Office.Server.Internal.Charting.Utilities.ChartTheme, Microsoft.Office.Server.Chart, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c”>BrightPastel</property>

1. Save below code as a “Chart.Webpart” file. It’s exported from SharePoint 2010.
2. Now upload this webpart file to web part gallery –

– Go to Site Settings – Click on “Web Parts” link under “Web Designer Galleries” section.
– On the “Files” tab, Click on “Upload Document”
– Select the “Chart.webpart” file and specify web part attributes.

enable chart web part sharepoint 2013
enable chart web part sharepoint 2013

3. Add chart web part to SharePoint 2013 page

SharePoint 2013 Enable Chart Web Part
SharePoint 2013 Enable Chart Web Part

4. Now configure the Configure Data connections and other properties of the chart,

5. Finally here is the output:

Steps to Enable Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2013
Steps to Enable Chart Web Part in SharePoint 2013

6. You Select the Data & Appearance and Advanced Properties for configuration.
7. You also able to do Custom design after editing the webPart.

Hope it’s help for you all.

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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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