Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©

Bar Values

The Bar Values plug-in communicates with all Sub-Containers that hold a Bar plug-in and lets you set values for each of them.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Container plug-ins -> Presenter

Bar Values Properties


  • Num Bars: Sets the number of bars to be controlled by the Bar Values plug-in. Maximum number of bars is 25.

  • Auto Max: Allows the user to switch between Manual and Auto mode. Auto mode disables the Bar Max value.

  • Bar Max: Sets the maximum values of the bar.

  • Bar Min: Sets the minimum value of the bar.

  • Scale: Sets the scale of the object.

  • Bar Animation: Sets the number of bars to be animated.

  • Bar Value 1-25: Sets the value for the bar(s).

To Create a Bar Chart with the Bar Values Plug-in


  1. Add a group container to the scene tree, and add the Bar Values and Grid Arrange plug-in to it.

  2. Add a group container as a Sub-Container to the first, and name it Bar.

  3. Add material, the Cylinder and Bar plug-in to the Bar container.

  4. Open the Cylinder editor and set Center to Bottom.

  5. Open the Bar editor, set Param Type to Scale and Scale to Y, and click Initialize.

  6. Create and place a number of copies of the Bar container (e.g. 5) at the same level as the Bar container.

  7. Open the Grid Arrange editor and set Number of Columns to 6 and Column offset to 30.0.

  8. Open the Bar Values editor and set Num Bars to 6 and Bar Animation to 6.

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