producing a graph line or bar chart from a text file or a database

how can i produce a graph and save it to a a bmp or gif file. The graph will be either a barchart or a line chart, and possibly a combination of the 2

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tkalchevCommented:
Use the DBChart component. Design the graph and then in runtime you can save it this way :

DBChart1.SaveToBitmapFile( 'c:\chart.bmp' ) ;


If you need any help in designing the graph just ask.
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