CandleStickSeriesView Class

Represents a series view of the Candle Stick type.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v19.2.dll

Declaration

public class CandleStickSeriesView :
    FinancialSeriesViewBase
Public Class CandleStickSeriesView
    Inherits FinancialSeriesViewBase

Remarks

The CandleStickSeriesView class provides the functionality of a series view of the candle stick type within a chart control.

The CandleStickSeriesView class inherits properties and methods from the base FinancialSeriesViewBase class which defines the common settings of financial series views.

Note that a particular view type can be defined for a series via its SeriesBase.View property.

For more information on series views of the candle stick type please see the Candle Stick Chart topic.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to create a ChartControl with a series of the CandleStickSeriesView type, and add this chart to a form at runtime. Before proceeding with this example, create a Windows Forms Application in Visual Studio, and add all required assemblies to the References list of your project.

Then, add the following code to the Form.Load event handler.

Note that you can exclude non-working days (weekends and holidays) from an axis range via the DateTimeScaleOptions.WorkdaysOnly and DateTimeScaleOptions.WorkdaysOptions properties. Refer to Indicators for information on the financial indicators available for XtraCharts.

using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraCharts;
// ...
private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    // Create a new chart.
    ChartControl candlestickChart = new ChartControl();

    // Create a candlestick series.
    Series series1 = new Series("Stock Prices", ViewType.CandleStick);

    // Specify the date-time argument scale type for the series,
    // as it is qualitative, by default.
    series1.ArgumentScaleType = ScaleType.DateTime;

    // Add points to it.
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 1),
        new object[] { 24.00, 25.00, 25.00, 24.875 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 2),
        new object[] { 23.625, 25.125, 24.00, 24.875 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 3),
        new object[] { 26.25, 28.25, 26.75, 27.00 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 6),
        new object[] { 26.50, 27.875, 26.875, 27.25 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 7),
        new object[] { 26.375, 27.50, 27.375, 26.75 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 8),
        new object[] { 25.75, 26.875, 26.75, 26.00 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 9),
        new object[] { 25.75, 26.75, 26.125, 26.25 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 10),
        new object[] { 25.75, 26.375, 26.375, 25.875 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 13),
        new object[] { 24.875, 26.125, 26.00, 25.375 }));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint(new DateTime(2017, 3, 14),
        new object[] { 25.125, 26.00, 25.625, 25.75 }));

    // Add the series to the chart.
    candlestickChart.Series.Add(series1);

    // Access the view-type-specific options of the series.
    CandleStickSeriesView myView = (CandleStickSeriesView)series1.View;

    myView.LineThickness = 2;
    myView.LevelLineLength = 0.25;

    // Specify the series reduction options.
    myView.ReductionOptions.ColorMode = ReductionColorMode.OpenToCloseValue;
    myView.ReductionOptions.FillMode = CandleStickFillMode.FilledOnReduction;
    myView.ReductionOptions.Level = StockLevel.Open;
    myView.ReductionOptions.Visible = true;

    // Access the chart's diagram.
    XYDiagram diagram = ((XYDiagram)candlestickChart.Diagram);

    // Access the type-specific options of the diagram.
    diagram.AxisY.WholeRange.MinValue = 22;

    // Exclude weekends from the X-axis range,
    // to avoid gaps in the chart's data.
    diagram.AxisX.DateTimeScaleOptions.WorkdaysOnly = true;

    // Hide the legend (if necessary).
    candlestickChart.Legend.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False;

    // Add a title to the chart (if necessary).
    candlestickChart.Titles.Add(new ChartTitle());
    candlestickChart.Titles[0].Text = "Candlestick Chart";

    // Add the chart to the form.
    candlestickChart.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;
    this.Controls.Add(candlestickChart);
}

Implements

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