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VCL Flow Chart Control

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The VCL Flow Chart control includes various shapes that allow you to create charts and diagrams. The control combines a diagram viewer with a full-featured end-user designer.

VCL FlowChart Control

Refer to the following topic for step-by-step instructions on how to create a chart: ExpressFlowChart - Getting Started

Built-In and Custom XML-Based Shapes

The control’s repository includes the following XML-based shapes:

XML-Based Shape Example

Refer to the following topics for more information on XML-based shapes:

Auxiliary Grid

You can enable the grid and reference elements that allow users to position, align, and resize chart elements more precisely.

Auxiliary Grid

Chart Element Options

Each chart consists of chart symbols and connections. A user can create, rearrange, and customize these elements.

Chart Element Options

Options include:

Refer to the TdxFcObject and TdxFcConnection class descriptions for an extended list of available options.

Chart Load and Save Options

You can load a chart from a file or stream and save the chart to a file or stream.

Chart Load and Save Options

Built-In Chart Element Editors

The control includes the Ribbon-Based FlowChart Editor Dialog that allows users to customize a chart.

Refer to the following topic for more information on editor options: Built-In Chart Element Editors

Skin Support

You can apply skins to the control or use built-in look-and-feel settings.