[reportlab-users] question - finance charts

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Wed Mar 23 04:01:43 EST 2005

charlie.sheppard at comcast.net wrote:
> I need a graphics package that provides easy to use but good looking stock 
> analysis charts, primarily candlestick stock charts and bar charts with opening 
> and closing price "ticks". I skimmed the documenation but wasn't able to find 
> anything that looked like it addressed these kinds of charts directly. However, 
> I'm sure reportlab addresses these kinds of charts without a problem. Is there 
> any sample code that shows how these kinds of charts are made? Thanks.

We haven't got an out of the box candlestick chart, but the base toolkit 
can easily be made to do so. Have you checked out the charts from 
http://www.reportlab.com/docs/graphguide.pdf which is a bit out of date, 
but illustrates the range of charts which are easy.
Robin Becker

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