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applet what retrieves sales data as parameters .....


Joined: Sep 02, 2001
Posts: 6
Could someone help me (ASAP) to get start on this assignment?
Write an applet what retrieves sales data as parameters and display the data on a pie chart.
The format of the parameters is the following:
<param name=categories value="cat1..... catn ">
<param name=cat1 value="amount1 ">
<param name=catn value="amountn ">
The amount for each category is represented as an integer. For example, the following are sample sales data for a software superstore.
<param name=categories value="education utility entertainment reference"
<param name=education value=10000>
<param name=utility value=12000>
<param name=entertainment value=30000>
<param name=reference value=9000>
I should add methods to my pie chart
applet so that it meets the Canonical Form of Public Classes.
Any ideas/anything will be really appreciated! (ASAP)
Please email me at
Manfred Leonhardt
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Joined: Jan 09, 2001
Posts: 1492
Hi Christopson,

The following code should do what you want.

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[ June 27, 2006: Message edited by: Ernest Friedman-Hill ]
Ian Cockcroft

Joined: Feb 17, 2002
Posts: 29
Cool piece of code, but what if I wanted to label each segment with the names stored in segTitles?

code ?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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