ChartCollection: add

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Creates a new chart.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Files.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/charts/add
POST /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/charts/add

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Workbook-Session-Id Workbook session Id that determines if changes are persisted or not. Optional.

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
type string Represents the type of a chart. The possible values are: ColumnClustered, ColumnStacked, ColumnStacked100, BarClustered, BarStacked, BarStacked100, LineStacked, LineStacked100, LineMarkers, LineMarkersStacked, LineMarkersStacked100, PieOfPie, etc..
sourceData Json The Range object corresponding to the source data.
seriesBy string Optional. Specifies the way columns or rows are used as data series on the chart. The possible values are: Auto, Columns, Rows.


If successful, this method returns 200 OK response code and WorkbookChart object in the response body.


Here is an example of how to call this API.


Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

  "type": "ColumnStacked",
  "sourceData": "A1:B1",
  "seriesBy": "Auto"

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "id": "id-value",
  "height": 99,
  "left": 99