How to: Bind a Scatter Chart Dashboard Item to Data in Code

The following example demonstrates how to bind a Scatter Chart dashboard item to data in code.

´╗┐Imports System
Imports DevExpress.DashboardCommon

Namespace Dashboard_CreateScatterChart
    Partial Public Class Form1
        Inherits DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraForm

        Public Sub New()
            InitializeComponent()
        End Sub

        Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
            ' Creates a new dashboard and data source for this dashboard.
            Dim dashboard As New Dashboard()

            ' Creates an OLAP dashboard data source based on the connection string 
            ' stored in the app.config file.
            Dim olapDataSource As New DashboardOlapDataSource()
            olapDataSource.ConnectionName = "AdventureWorksString"
            dashboard.DataSources.Add(olapDataSource)

            ' Creates a scatter chart and binds it to data.
            Dim scatterChart As New ScatterChartDashboardItem()
            scatterChart.DataSource = olapDataSource
            scatterChart.AxisXMeasure = New Measure("[Measures].[Sales Amount]")
            scatterChart.AxisYMeasure = New Measure("[Measures].[Gross Profit Margin]")
            scatterChart.Arguments.Add(New Dimension("[Product].[Category].[Category]"))
            scatterChart.Weight = New Measure("[Measures].[Gross Profit]")

            ' Adds the scatter chart to the dashboard and opens this
            ' dashboard in the Dashboard Viewer.
            dashboard.Items.Add(scatterChart)
            dashboardViewer1.Dashboard = dashboard
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace