Create Beautiful Bar Chart Java Tutorial using Netbeans IDE

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Create Beautiful Bar Chart Java Tutorial using Netbeans IDE

This tutorial is all about How to Create Beautiful Bar Chart Java Tutorial using Netbeans IDE.In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own professional quality bar charts in your applications.This tutorial uses jfreechart-1.0.19.jar version Package library and Netbeans IDE. Please follow all the steps below to complete this tutorial.

Create Beautiful Bar Chart Java Tutorial using Netbeans IDE steps

 

Download the JFreeChart library in this website www.jfree.org/jfreechart

If the download is done, add it to your project by right clicking the Libraries folder located in your project and then Add JAR/Folder and browse where your downloaded package located and inside lib folder add all the libraries listed.

The next step is to

Create your project by clicking file at the top of your project and then click new project, you can name your project whatever you want. And then drag a button in your form.

After that you need to import these packages

import java.awt.Color;

import javax.swing.UIManager;

import org.jfree.chart.ChartFactory;

import org.jfree.chart.ChartFrame;

import org.jfree.chart.JFreeChart;

import org.jfree.chart.plot.CategoryPlot;

import org.jfree.chart.plot.PlotOrientation;

import org.jfree.data.category.DefaultCategoryDataset;

above your class and

then double click your button and copy paste the code below:

  1. DefaultCategoryDataset dataset = new DefaultCategoryDataset();
  2.  
  3. dataset.setValue(80, "Marks", "Value 1");
  4.  
  5. dataset.setValue(70, "Marks", "Value 2");
  6.  
  7. dataset.setValue(75, "Marks", "Value 3");
  8.  
  9. dataset.setValue(85, "Marks", "Value 4");
  10.  
  11. dataset.setValue(90, "Marks", "Value 5");
  12.  
  13. JFreeChart chart = ChartFactory.createBarChart("Student's Score", "Student's Name","Marks", dataset, PlotOrientation.VERTICAL,false,true,false);
  14.  
  15. CategoryPlot p = chart.getCategoryPlot();
  16.  
  17. p.setRangeGridlinePaint(Color.black);
  18.  
  19. ChartFrame frame = new ChartFrame("Bar Chart Report",chart);
  20.  
  21. frame.setVisible(true);
  22.  
  23. frame.setSize(650,550);

 

Then you’re done. Run your project and see if it works.

 

 

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