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AnnotationCollection.AddTextAnnotation(String, String) Method

Appends the specified TextAnnotation object to the current collection.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Charts


public TextAnnotation AddTextAnnotation(
    string name,
    string text


Name Type Description
name String

A String value which specifies the name of the annotation.

text String

A String value which specifies the text of the annotation.


Type Description

A TextAnnotation object representing the text annotation to be added.


This method adds a TextAnnotation object with the specified name and text to the annotations collection of a chart, pane or series point.

After an annotation is added to an element’s collection, it can be accessed via the corresponding property of this element (ChartControl.Annotations, XYDiagramPaneBase.Annotations, or SeriesPoint.Annotations). Alternatively, to centrally access all annotations that are present in a chart control, use the ChartControl.AnnotationRepository property.

When you use the AddTextAnnotation method to add annotations to the XYDiagramPaneBase.Annotations or SeriesPoint.Annotations collections, this automatically anchors the annotation to the pane or the series point (the annotation’s AnchorPoint property is initialized with a PaneAnchorPoint or SeriesPointAnchorPoint object).

For more information, refer to Annotations.

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