LegendAlignmentHorizontal Enum

Lists the values that specify the legend's horizontal alignment within the Chart control.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

[ResourceFinder(typeof(XtraChartsResFinder), "PropertyNamesRes")]
public enum LegendAlignmentHorizontal
<ResourceFinder(GetType(XtraChartsResFinder), "PropertyNamesRes")>
Public Enum LegendAlignmentHorizontal

Members

Name Description
LeftOutside

The legend is positioned to the left of the Chart control.

LegendAlgnHorz_LOutside

Left

The legend is positioned on the left side of the Diagram.

LegendAlgnHorz_Left

Center

Centers a legend horizontally within the Chart control.

LegendAlgnHorz_Center

Right

The legend is positioned on the right side of the Diagram.

LegendAlgnHorz_Right

RightOutside

The legend is positioned on the right side of the Chart control.

LegendAlgnHorz_ROutside

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return LegendAlignmentHorizontal values:

Library Related API Members
Cross-Platform Class Library Legend.AlignmentHorizontal
WinForms Controls LegendModel.AlignmentHorizontal

Remarks

The values listed by this enumeration are used to set the Legend.AlignmentHorizontal property.

For more information, refer to Legends.

Examples

This example demonstrates how a chart's Legend can be accessed and customized at runtime.

To control whether series, indicators, Constant Lines and Strips should be shown in the legend, use their SeriesBase.ShowInLegend, Indicator.ShowInLegend, ConstantLine.ShowInLegend and Strip.ShowInLegend properties.

Legend legend = chartControl1.Legend;

// Display the chart control's legend.
legend.Visible = true;

// Define its margins and alignment relative to the diagram.
legend.Margins.All = 8;
legend.AlignmentHorizontal = LegendAlignmentHorizontal.RightOutside;
legend.AlignmentVertical = LegendAlignmentVertical.Top;

// Define the layout of items within the legend.
legend.Direction = LegendDirection.LeftToRight;
legend.EquallySpacedItems = true;
legend.HorizontalIndent = 8;
legend.VerticalIndent = 8;
legend.TextVisible = true;
legend.TextOffset = 8;
legend.MarkerVisible = true;
legend.MarkerSize = new Size(20, 20);
legend.Padding.All = 4;

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

// Customize the legend appearance.
legend.BackColor = Color.Beige;
legend.FillStyle.FillMode = FillMode.Gradient;
((RectangleGradientFillOptions)legend.FillStyle.Options).Color2 = Color.Bisque;

legend.Border.Visible = true;
legend.Border.Color = Color.DarkBlue;
legend.Border.Thickness = 2;

legend.Shadow.Visible = true;
legend.Shadow.Color = Color.LightGray;
legend.Shadow.Size = 2;

// Customize the legend text properties.
legend.Antialiasing = false;
legend.Font = new Font("Arial", 9, FontStyle.Bold);
legend.TextColor = Color.DarkBlue;
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