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BorderBase.Visible Property


This property is now obsolete. Use the Visibility property instead.

Specifies whether the border is visible.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Charts


[Obsolete("This property is now obsolete. Use the Visibility property instead.")]
public bool Visible { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true if the border is visible; otherwise, false.


Use the Visible property to show or hide the border within a chart element.


This example demonstrates how to access a chart’s Legend and customize its appearance at runtime.

Custom Chart Legend

To specify whether series, indicators, Constant Lines, and Strips should be shown in the legend, set their SeriesBase.ShowInLegend, Indicator.ShowInLegend, ConstantLine.ShowInLegend, and Strip.ShowInLegend properties to true.

View Example

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.Drawing;
using DevExpress.XtraCharts;

namespace ChartLegend {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        public Form1() {
        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            // Create an empty chart.
            ChartControl chartControl1 = new ChartControl();

            // Create a series and add points to it.
            Series series1 = new Series("Series 1", ViewType.Bar);
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("A", new double[] { 4 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("B", new double[] { 2 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("C", new double[] { 17 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("D", new double[] { 4 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("E", new double[] { 17 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("F", new double[] { 12 }));
            series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("G", new double[] { 15 }));

            // Add the series to the chart.

            // Create a constant line (optional).
            ConstantLine constantLine1 = new ConstantLine("Constant Line 1");
            constantLine1.AxisValue = 4.5;

            // Create a strip (optional).
            Strip strip1 = new Strip("Strip 1");
            strip1.MaxLimit.AxisValue = 15;
            strip1.MinLimit.AxisValue = 7.5;

            // Customize the strip's and constant line's legend appearance.
            strip1.ShowInLegend = true;
            constantLine1.ShowInLegend = true;
            constantLine1.LegendText = "Some Threshold";

            // Display the chart control's legend.
            chartControl1.Legend.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;

            // Define its horizontal and vertical alignment.
            chartControl1.Legend.AlignmentHorizontal = LegendAlignmentHorizontal.RightOutside;
            chartControl1.Legend.AlignmentVertical = LegendAlignmentVertical.Top;

            // Define the layout of items within the legend.
            chartControl1.Legend.Direction = LegendDirection.LeftToRight;
            chartControl1.Legend.EquallySpacedItems = true;
            chartControl1.Legend.HorizontalIndent = 4;
            chartControl1.Legend.VerticalIndent = 4;
            chartControl1.Legend.TextOffset = 4;

            // Define the limits for the legend to occupy the chart's space.
            chartControl1.Legend.MaxHorizontalPercentage = 50;
            chartControl1.Legend.MaxVerticalPercentage = 50;

            // Define the legend markers' options.
            chartControl1.Legend.MarkerVisible = true;
            chartControl1.Legend.MarkerSize = new Size(20, 20);

            // Customize the legend appearance.
            chartControl1.Legend.BackColor = Color.LightBlue;
            chartControl1.Legend.FillStyle.FillMode = FillMode.Empty;

            chartControl1.Legend.Border.Color = Color.DarkBlue;
            chartControl1.Legend.Border.Thickness = 2;
            chartControl1.Legend.Border.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;

            chartControl1.Legend.Shadow.Visible = true;
            chartControl1.Legend.Shadow.Color = Color.LightGray;
            chartControl1.Legend.Shadow.Size = 2;

            // Customize the legend text properties.
            chartControl1.Legend.EnableAntialiasing = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False;
            chartControl1.Legend.DXFont = new DXFont("Tahoma", 9, DXFontStyle.Bold);
            chartControl1.Legend.TextColor = Color.DarkBlue;

            // Add the chart to the form.
            chartControl1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;

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