[pmwiki-users] integrating google charts

Dr Fred C drfredc at verizon.net
Wed Jan 9 19:20:37 CST 2008

With some limitations, to display a gchart in a wiki page, right click 
on the gchart in your browser and select "copy location".  Then 
(:includeurl <location> :) into your wiki page.  The downside of this is 
the chart comes in a portal that fills the rest of your wiki page box.  
You can enter text and stuff before it, but not after it.  Knowing 
pmwiki, there's probably a work around or option to get around this 

Also, don't try changing anything in the copy location url, like the 
image size -- it locks things up.  

  I'm also not sure of the details of how gchart works.  One might be 
able to change the chart in google without google giving it a new url -- 
or not.   Ideally your chart would be a fixed url that would allow you 
to dynamically change the chart and have it automatically show up 
changed in your wiki without having to change the chart's url.  However, 
things may not work this way.  In which case, if you change the gchart 
for some reason, you'll have to go and change the chart address in your 

Jabba Laci wrote:
> Hi,
> Google has a very nice chart API:
> http://code.google.com/apis/chart/
> Example:
> http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=p3&chd=s:hW&chs=250x100&chl=Hello|World
> Do you know how to integrate such charts in a PmWiki page?
> Thanks,
>        Laszlo
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Always, Dr Fred C
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