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AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions.AllowStagger Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not to stagger axis labels when resolving overlapping labels.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Charts


public bool AllowStagger { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true if staggering axis labels is allowed; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to AllowStagger
.ResolveOverlappingOptions .AllowStagger


The following table demonstrates this property in action.

AllowStagger = false AllowStagger = true
AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions-Default AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions-AllowStagger_true

Use the AllowStagger, AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions.AllowRotate and AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions.AllowHide properties to define which algorithms can be used when resolving the overlap of axis labels.


The AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions.AllowRotate and AllowStagger properties only affect labels of a horizontal XY-Diagram axis (an arguments x-axis or values y-axis when XYDiagram.Rotated is enabled).

For more information about overlapping axis label resolution, refer to the Axis Labels document.

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