Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©

Pie Values

Use the Pie Values plug-in with the Pie Slice plug-in to create and animate a pie chart of up to 20 slices.

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

Pie Values Properties


  • Pie Min and Max: Sets the minimum and maximum values for the pie size and the range of the size.

  • Min and Max Value: Sets the range of the shown pie.

  • Scale: Sets the scale of the pie. Default is 1.

  • Slice: Sets the number of slices to be shown as part of the pie.

  • Value 0 - 19: Sets the slice value. Available number of slices is 20.

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


  1. Add a group container to the scene tree, and name it Pie.

  2. Open the transformation editor and set Rotation X to 45.0, and Scaling Y (single) to 0.2.

  3. Add the Pie Values plug-in to the Pie container.

  4. Open the Pie Values editor and set Slice to 6.0, and enter the following values in Value 0 to 5; 10.0, 20.0, 20.0, 10.0, 20.0, 20.0.

  5. Add a Sub-Container to the Pie container and name it Slice.

  6. Add the Cylinder geometry plug-in, material and PieSlice plug-in to the Slice container.

  7. Open the PieSlice editor and set Offset to 10.0 and Text Offset to 80.0.

  8. Add a Sub-Container to the Slice container and name it Text.

  9. Open the transformation editor for the Text container and set Scaling (locked) to 0.2 and Rotation X to -90.0.

  10. Add a font, material and the Extrude plug-in to the Text container.

  11. Open the Extrude editor and set Extrusion Depth to 100.0.

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

  13. Change the colors of the pie slices to distinguish each slice.

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