Pie3DSeriesView.Depth Property

Gets or sets the thickness of the entire pie in 3D Pie Chart.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll


public int Depth { get; set; }
Public Property Depth As Integer

Property Value

Type Description

An integer value. It should be more than 0 and less or equal 100.


This property is measured as a percentage relative to a pie diameter. In the picture below it is equal to 50.



The following example demonstrates how to create a ChartControl with a series of the Pie3DSeriesView type, set its general properties, and add this chart to a form at runtime. Before proceeding with this example, first create a Windows Forms Application in Visual Studio, and include all necessary assemblies to the References list of your project.

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

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

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    // Create an empty chart.
    ChartControl PieChart3D = new ChartControl();

    // Create a pie series.
    Series series1 = new Series("Pie Series 1", ViewType.Pie3D);

    // Populate the series with points.
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("Russia", 17.0752));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("Canada", 9.98467));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("USA", 9.63142));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("China", 9.59696));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("Brazil", 8.511965));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("Australia", 7.68685));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("India", 3.28759));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("Others", 81.2));

    // Add the series to the chart.

    // Adjust the value numeric options of the series.
    series1.PointOptions.ValueNumericOptions.Format = NumericFormat.Percent;
    series1.PointOptions.ValueNumericOptions.Precision = 0;

    // Adjust the view-type-specific options of the series.
    ((Pie3DSeriesView)series1.View).Depth = 30;
    ((Pie3DSeriesView)series1.View).ExplodedDistancePercentage = 30;

    // Access the diagram's options.
    ((SimpleDiagram3D)PieChart3D.Diagram).RotationType = RotationType.UseAngles;
    ((SimpleDiagram3D)PieChart3D.Diagram).RotationAngleX = -35;

    // Add a title to the chart and hide the legend.
    ChartTitle chartTitle1 = new ChartTitle();
    chartTitle1.Text = "3D Pie Chart";
    PieChart3D.Legend.Visible = false;

    // Add the chart to the form.
    PieChart3D.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;
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