Chart.DataSource Property


Gets or sets the data source for the Chart object.

 property System::Object ^ DataSource { System::Object ^ get(); void set(System::Object ^ value); };
public object DataSource { get; set; }
member this.DataSource : obj with get, set
Public Property DataSource As Object

Property Value

An Object that represents the data source for the Chart object.



The data points in a series can be bound to a data source at any time using the DataSource property.

To force the chart to bind to the data source, call the DataBind method.

The following is a list of objects that you can use as the data source:

  • DataView

  • Data readers (SQL, OleDB)

  • DataSet

  • DataTable

  • Binding Source

  • IDataSource

  • Arrays

  • Lists

  • All Enumerable objects

  • SqlCommand / OleDbCommand (DataSource data-binding only)

  • SqlDataAdapter / OleDbDataAdapter (DataSource data-binding only)

Applies to