Dynamic coloring of PRD Charts

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Pentaho Report Designer exposes the jFreeChart objects of charts to a post-processing script. This opens up some interesting possibilities. This post shows some techniques to dynamically change the appearance of a chart. All samples are available in the download package. Let’s play!

Using Colors straight from the Data

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Color Coding and PRD Charts

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Maintaining consistent color coding for metrics on PRD charts can be a bit challenging, as chart colors are defined statically with no reference to a specific metric they belong to. This post shows how to maintain consistent relationships between colors and metrics in PRD charts using two different approaches. Get the sample reports from the downloads . . . → Read More: Color Coding and PRD Charts