Chart FX for Reporting Services: Unleash the potential of your SQL Reports with the industry's most advanced and respected charting technology.

Chart FX: Industry-leading data visualization components for the .NET platform


Customized Reports

Chart FX for Reporting Services leverages the charting features from the award winning Chart FX charting engine.

Plus it's just as easy to add this powerful technology to your reporting projects.


Now Gauge Enabled!

Now with the inclusion of Gauge gallery types you can embellish your reports with highly detailed, realistic gauge representations. Included are Radial, Horizontal, Vertical, Digital Meter and LED Panel Gauge types.

Features List

Chart Wizard

When you drop a chart in your report, a Smart Tag appears in the upper right-hand corner of the control. This allows you easy access to Chart FX's main features.

Data Wizard

Connecting and configuring your chart to your datasource is a snap with the Chart FX Data Wizard. Simply select your datasource and follow the simple instructions and your chart will adapt to the type and content of the data you provide.

Property Grid

Users can choose to manipulate their chart using the familiar Property Grid in the Reporting Services IDE.

Resource Center

Everything you need to know to create beautiful charts for your reports is contained in the elegant new Resource Center.

Comprehensive Support

Chart FX products are known for their high level of professional support and users have access to our comprehensive support site and a robust online community. You may also upgrade to professional, direct email and phone support.

Multiple Gallery Types

20 different chart types including Lines, Curves, Bars, Horizontal Bars, Cylinders, Cones, Area, Bubble, Pie, Doughnut, Pyramid, Scatter, Open-Hi-Low-Close, Candlestick, Surface, Contour, Radar and Polar.

Gauge Gallery Types

Extend your charting capabilities with Radial, Horizontal, Vertical, Digital Meter and LED Panel gauge types.

Grid Lines

Grid Lines are highly customizable, horizontal and vertical lines used to separate or highlight an area.

Artistic Borders

Add visual pizazz to your charts by selecting from standard (flat, raised, sunken, etc.) or artistic borders (embossed, embedded, riveted, etc).

2D/3D Rendering

Most charts can be viewed in 2D or 3D and can be rotated to specific angles and perspectives.

Color Palettes

Apply predefined color palettes to your chart for an artistic, uniform look.

Axis Sections

Highlight certain value ranges in individual axes with editable axis sections.

Point Labels

Show the value of each marker. Font, color, position and angle can be changed universally or individually for each marker.

Background Images

Add images, such as a company logo or any other preferred image, to the background of the chart.


Series and/or points legends can be shown in different positions: stacked (customizable, left, top, right, bottom, near, center, far, spread) or floating anywhere in the chart.


Add gradients to the chart's main and/or inside background or to each series for an artistic touch.

Multiple Axes

Chart FX for Reporting Services fully supports multiple X and Y Axes.

Multiple Panes

Chart FX for Reporting Services allows you to render multiple panes within the same chart. You can compare multiple unrelated entities which share an X axis, all on the same chart.


Chart FX for Reporting Services supports multiple titles for the chart and each axis. Each title can have its own font and color.

Point Label Collision Detection

Intelligently distributes the point labels to prevent overlapping.

Conditional Attributes

Highlight values based on conditions you define in the Properties Grid.

Data Grid

A tabular display used to view the specific data that is fed to the chart.

Logarithmic Axes

When plotting large numbers, Chart FX supports independent logarithmic scales on any of the axes (Primary, Secondary Y and X when used in a numerical sense).

Data Compacting

The Data Compacting feature will provide meaningful, summarized data when your raw data is extremely lengthy and would not normally be useful in a chart.

Per Series Attributes

Chart FX allows you to set visual attributes such as color, gallery type and marker type per series.

Rich Text Titles

Include Rich Text format (similar to html tags) in the titles such as <b>Bold</b>, <i>Italic</i>, etc.

Smart DateTime Axis Handling

Automatically adjusts the labels for Date/Time axes to show meaningful periods of time, such as months, quarter, years, etc.

Chart FX Outperforms Native SQL Charts


Chart FX's rich collection of powerful features visualize data in a much more effective and elegant manner than SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services' basic, built-in charting capabilities. Compare the features of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services native charting with Chart FX for Reporting Services to see for yourself.

Compare Chart FX to Native SQL Server Charting


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Chart FX Gallery - View chart images created with the powerful Chart FX data visualization engine.

Award Winning Charting Technology

Visual Studio Magazine's Reader's Choice Award Reader's Choice Award
Chart FX received its sixth consecutive Visual Studio Magazine Reader's Choice Award while Grid FX picked up its first.

SD Times 100 Award SD Times 100
For the sixth consecutive year, Software FX's leadership and innovation have been recognized.

Riding the Crest Award Riding the Crest
For the seventh consecutive year, Chart FX wins Programmer's Paradise' Riding the Crest award.

ComponentSource Bestselling Product Awards 2007 Bestselling Products and Publisher Awards

Software FX and Chart FX products win a total of 6 Bestselling Product/Publisher Awards in 2007 from ComponentSource.

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