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Chart Plus Web Part

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Make better decisions with simple, up-to-date, interactive reports about your company's performance.

Chart Plus: more features, no code. Visually communicate critical data quickly and effectively to assist in making more informed business decisions.

Distributing critical business data can be a difficult and expensive process. Available for SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010, and SharePoint 2013, Bamboo's Chart Plus Web Part allows you to effectively communicate results to your entire enterprise without the need for costly reporting software. Using your existing SharePoint, SQL Server, external lists for SharePoint 2010/2013, Excel Services for SharePoint 2010/2013, Bamboo List Rollup, or Microsoft Business Data Catalog/Business Connectivity Services data, Bamboo Chart Plus creates visually dynamic, interactive charts that help you make better, more informed business decisions.

Product Overview and Benefits

  • Multiple data source options, including SharePoint lists, SQL Server tables or views, external lists with External Content Type based on a SQL Server Table data for SharePoint 2010/2013, Excel Workbook to generate charts using Excel Services for SharePoint 2010/2013, MashPoint, or Microsoft Business Data Catalog/Business Connectivity Services applications, or views created by Bamboo List Rollup.
  • Easy to set up and use.
  • Control data access using SharePoint security trimming.
  • Multiple chart types: Bar, Stacked Bar, Line, Area, Stacked Area, Pie, Bubble, and Gantt.
  • Group related data using operations such as Summary, Count, Percentage, or Average.
  • Display data series on different Y-axes, each configured with its own scale.

New Features

  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Read data from Excel Workbooks to generate charts using Excel Services. Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013 files are supported.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Display charts from an external list using External Content Type based on SQL Server Table data.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Use a Secure Store Service account to connect with—and display charts from—a SQL Server table on an external SQL server.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Dynamically filter charts using Runtime Filter View.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Dynamically filter charts using Web Part Connection.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Filter charts based on SQL table data using criteria options.
  • New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Use Interactive reports to quickly and dynamically change a bar chart to a pie chart, or a bar chart to a line chart, and back again.
  • Interactive reports that let you quickly and dynamically change a line chart to a bar chart, or a pie chart to a line chart (and back again).
  • Preview chart results as you modify chart settings.
  • Allow end users to print or export a copy of the chart to Microsoft Excel.
  • Use Intelligent Labels to reduce data-point clutter and make your chart more readable.
  • Change chart orientation.
  • Customize color-coding, chart skin, and text formats without CSS coding.
  • Position your chart title at the top, bottom, left, or right.
  • Let your chart size dynamically adjust to fit the space assigned to the Web Part.
  • Specify legend location and arrange legend items horizontally or vertically.
  • Customize the start and end values for the X- and Y-axis, resulting in improved chart readability and scale.
  • Approximate and plot empty values as dotted lines, allowing realistic estimates for missing or future data points.
  • Customize legend values from the default category and series names in the data source.

Security

Control who can see chart data with SharePoint security trimming.

Dynamic Charts

Dynamically change chart type (line to bar or pie to bar). New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Dynamically change chart type (bar to line or bar to pie).

Customizable Settings

Customize chart settings and preview results before saving changes.

Data Sources

Display chart from Business Data Catalog/Business Connectivity Services, data aggregation from multiple lists via List Rollup, and SQL Server tables or views. New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Display chart from external list and Excel Services.

Chart Plus Functionality Features Description SP2007 SP2010 SP2013 Chart Plus (SP2007) Chart Plus (SP2010) Chart Plus (SP2013)
SharePoint 2010/2013 Compatibility Chart Plus is compatible with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010/2013 and SharePoint Server 2010/2013, as well as with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Services 2007. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Multiple Chart Types Pick the best chart type to display your data. Chart Plus includes options for Bar, Line, Area, Stacked Area, Pie, and Bubble charts.
Summarize Data Group related source data using operations such as Summary, Count, Percentage, or Average.      
Multiple Data Sources Create charts from data in SharePoint lists, SQL Server tables or views, MashPoint, or Microsoft Business Data Catalog/Business Connectivity Services applications, or data views created by Bamboo List Rollup Web Part. Update source data and watch your charts update in real-time! New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Read data from Excel Workbook to generate charts using Excel Services, from SQL tables from another server using Secure Store Service account, and from external lists with External Content Type based on a SQL Server Table. Does not work with Bamboo List Rollup or SQL Server tables or views as the data source Does not work with Bamboo List Rollup or SQL Server tables or views as the data source   Does not support this feature: Read data from Excel Workbook to generate charts using Excel Services, from SQL tables from another server using Secure Store Service account, and from external lists with External Content Type based on a SQL Server Table.
Multiple Data Series Chart Plus can create charts with multiple data series. You can even display series on multiple Y-axes and use a different chart type for each series.      
Filtering New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Dynamically filter data using Runtime Filtering View or Web Part Connection.
For SQL table data, filter data using criteria options.
       
Link to Data Source New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Click the chart to get to the data source (where the data source is a SharePoint list).        
Split Y-Axis Save space and view related data in the same chart by displaying different series on different Y-axes. Each Y-axis can use a different scale, giving your charts more relevance.      
Flexible Charting Dynamically change chart type (line to bar or pie to bar and back again) directly in the Web Part, without changing chart settings. Specify chart sizes or let them automatically resize to fit the Web Part. New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Interactive reports that let you quickly and dynamically change a bar chart to a pie chart or a bar chart to a line chart (and back again).      
Intelligent and Flexible Labeling Intelligent Labels reduce data-point clutter and make your chart more readable. Customize the start and end values for the X- and Y-axis to control chart scale. Approximate and plot empty values as dotted lines, allowing realistic estimates for missing or future data points. New in R3.5 for SharePoint 2010/2013! Option to format the series labels. Enable tooltips for bubble charts when mousing over.      
Quick and Easy Formatting Use one of the many pre-built chart templates to get started quickly and easily. Customize chart format or not, depending on your needs.      
Customization Choose chart element positions, orientations, color schemes, chart skin, and more, all through the easy-to-use interface. Power users can also create custom CSS to control every element of the chart, creating personalized, relevant data representations.      
Printing and Exporting Export your data from Chart Plus Web Part to Microsoft Excel, or print a hard copy. Chart Plus makes it easy to reuse your charts in presentations, meetings, and official documentation.      
  • Project Managers can quickly communicate current trends in project performance.
  • Organizations that need to communicate company information efficiently can set up charts and graphs depicting quarterly sales vs. goals, monthly revenue, or project status.
  • Department managers can present trends in data, such as department productivity, customer service satisfaction, network performance statistics, sales vs. revenue, or budget status.