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setSerieShape - Associate a shape to a given serie

This function allows you to associate a shape to a given serie. A bunch of internal shapes are already defines (including circle, square and triangles). We may extend this to new shapes later on.

Calling this function
setSerieShape($Series,$Shape=SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDCIRCLE);

Where :

Series is the name of the serie. (or an array of names)
Shape is the name of a predefined shape.

The following shape are internally defined :

SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDCIRCLE to associate a filled circle.
SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDTRIANGLE to associate a filled triangle.
SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDSQUARE to associate a filled square.
SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDDIAMOND to associate a filled diamond.
SERIE_SHAPE_CIRCLE to associate a circle.
SERIE_SHAPE_TRIANGLE to associate a triangle.
SERIE_SHAPE_SQUARE to associate a square.
SERIE_SHAPE_DIAMOND to associate a diamond.


Sample script


 /* pChart library inclusions */
 include("../class/pData.class.php");
 include("../class/pDraw.class.php");
 include("../class/pImage.class.php");

 /* Create and populate the pData object */
 $MyData = new pData();  
 for($i=0;$i<=20;$i++) { $MyData->addPoints(rand(0,20),"Probe 1"); }
 for($i=0;$i<=20;$i++) { $MyData->addPoints(rand(0,20),"Probe 2"); }
 $MyData->setSerieShape("Probe 1",SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDTRIANGLE);
 $MyData->setSerieShape("Probe 2",SERIE_SHAPE_FILLEDSQUARE);
 $MyData->setAxisName(0,"Temperatures");

 /* Create the pChart object */
 $myPicture = new pImage(700,230,$MyData);

 /* Turn of Antialiasing */
 $myPicture->Antialias = FALSE;

 /* Add a border to the picture */
 $myPicture->drawRectangle(0,0,699,229,array("R"=>0,"G"=>0,"B"=>0));
 
 /* Write the chart title */ 
 $myPicture->setFontProperties(array("FontName"=>"../fonts/Forgotte.ttf","FontSize"=>11));
 $myPicture->drawText(150,35,"Average temperature",array("FontSize"=>20,"Align"=>TEXT_ALIGN_BOTTOMMIDDLE));

 /* Set the default font */
 $myPicture->setFontProperties(array("FontName"=>"../fonts/pf_arma_five.ttf","FontSize"=>6));

 /* Define the chart area */
 $myPicture->setGraphArea(60,40,650,200);

 /* Draw the scale */
 $scaleSettings = array("XMargin"=>10,"YMargin"=>10,"Floating"=>TRUE,"GridR"=>200,"GridG"=>200,"GridB"=>200, "DrawSubTicks"=>TRUE,"CycleBackground"=>TRUE);
 $myPicture->drawScale($scaleSettings);

 /* Turn on Antialiasing */
 $myPicture->Antialias = TRUE;
 $myPicture->setShadow(TRUE,array("X"=>1,"Y"=>1,"R"=>0,"G"=>0,"B"=>0,"Alpha"=>10));

 /* Draw the line chart */
 $myPicture->drawPlotChart();

 /* Write the chart legend */
 $myPicture->drawLegend(580,20,array("Style"=>LEGEND_NOBORDER,"Mode"=>LEGEND_HORIZONTAL));

 /* Render the picture (choose the best way) */
 $myPicture->autoOutput("pictures/example.drawPlotChart.simple.png");
Last updated on 03/24/2011 
by Jean-Damien 
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