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- Download the latest version of JHeatChart.
- Extract the archive.
- Add the jheatchart-x.x.jar file to your Java classpath.
Creating Heat Maps
With the JHeatChart jar on your classpath you will now be able to create heat map charts from your application. There are three basic steps to creating a heat map:
- Construct a new instance of HeatChart, providing your data.
- Configure the visual settings.
- Either, call
saveToFile(String)to output a png, jpg or gif image.
getChartImage()to get the chart as a Java Image object for further processing.