picture box to plot a chart

Posted on 2000-04-01
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
hi experts,

I tried to plot data to a mschart control. I have to refresh the
chart control a lot time. but if I do this, the chart flickers.

I have read that I can use the picture box control.

can you give me an example of creating a chart with the picture
box control?


Question by:micha71
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AzraSound earned 400 total points
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Expert Comment

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What type of chart you want to use ?

Author Comment

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simple line charts containing three graphs
two linear (constant value vor max/min range)
 and one sine like.

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Expert Comment

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You could try to disable or make the chart invisible each time you want to refresh it and then re-enable/visible once refreshed - this should fix the flickering problem.

Abut using the picture box as a chart I'm not too sure how you would go about doing this, but I'm certain it must be possible.  Probably a lot of coding though, as you would have to probably draw all the lins yourself (within code).

Author Comment

ID: 2677314
sorry it doesn't work. setting to invisible makes it worst and setting the enabled property is the same as before
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Expert Comment

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are you refreshing it everytime it changes?  does its repaint property make it any better?

Author Comment

ID: 2679132
the features for the gaphlite control are very
poor, but its better then the flickering of the
chart control.

it was a very helpful tip.

lot thanks
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Expert Comment

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Anytime  =)

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