Add Pie Chart to PDF in C# (.NET Core)

Pie Chart can be added to PDF using Chart and PieSeries.

How to add Pie Chart to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add an Pie Chart to PDF document using the Generator product.

Steps for adding Pie Chart to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Chart object by specifying the parameters.
  4. Create a PlotArea object and associate with Chart.
  5. Create a Title object and associate with Chart.
  6. Create a AutoGradient object and assign to Series.
  7. Create a ScalarDataLabel object.
  8. Create a PieSeries object and assign the Data label, values and color.
  9. Add Chart to the Page.
  10. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
Page page = new Page(PageSize.A4, PageOrientation.Landscape);
document.Pages.Add(page);

Chart chart = new Chart(0, 0, 700, 400);
PlotArea plotArea = chart.PlotAreas.Add(50, 50, 300, 300);

Title tTitle = new Title("Website Viewers (in millions)");
Title tTitle1 = new Title("Year 2007");
chart.HeaderTitles.Add(tTitle);
chart.HeaderTitles.Add(tTitle1);

AutoGradient autogradient1 = new AutoGradient(90f, CmykColor.Red, CmykColor.IndianRed);
AutoGradient autogradient2 = new AutoGradient(90f, CmykColor.Green, CmykColor.YellowGreen);
AutoGradient autogradient3 = new AutoGradient(90f, CmykColor.Blue, CmykColor.LightBlue);

ScalarDataLabel da = new ScalarDataLabel(true, false, false);
PieSeries pieSeries = new PieSeries();
pieSeries.DataLabel = da;            
plotArea.Series.Add(pieSeries);

pieSeries.Elements.Add(27, "Website A");
pieSeries.Elements.Add(19, "Website B");
pieSeries.Elements.Add(21, "Website C");

pieSeries.Elements[0].Color = autogradient1;
pieSeries.Elements[1].Color = autogradient2;
pieSeries.Elements[2].Color = autogradient3;

page.Elements.Add(chart);
document.Draw(@"C:\Output.pdf");        

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Getting Started

NuGet Package

DynamicPDF Generator is available on NuGet and is part of the ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET package. The Core Suite package includes Generator, Merger and ReportWriter.

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NuGet Package ID: ceTe.DynamicPDF.CoreSuite.NET

Example Project

An example project showing this functionality can be cloned or viewed from GitHub:

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