what is the best charting control for VB.NET

Posted on 2004-11-04
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
What is the best contorl to show graphs and charts?

I'm upgrading from VB6 and am happy to leave the MSChart control behind. I'd like to know what options VB.NET has. What is the default chart control? Is there a .NET MSchart equivalent? Is Crystal Reports the default?
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    by:Éric Moreau
    I don't know if it is the best but there is a free one that do more than MSChart at
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    Crystal Reports is the tool MS suggest for your charting or any other reporting you want to do, we use crystal report for most off our charting, You can still use MSChart though.

    Or you can use a third party tool like emoreau suggest
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    I would say GigaSoft ProEssentials is one of the better ones. All they do is charting.

    A better bang for your buck, however is the Infragistics NetAdvantage Suite.  This suite adds over 100 new controls to the IDE including some 25 different charting types for both ASP.Net & WinForms applications.

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