PieSeriesLabel.Position Property

Gets or sets the position of labels relative to each other and the pie diagram.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

[XtraChartsLocalizableCategory(XtraChartsCategory.Behavior)]
public PieSeriesLabelPosition Position { get; set; }
<XtraChartsLocalizableCategory(XtraChartsCategory.Behavior)>
Public Property Position As PieSeriesLabelPosition

Property Value

Type Description
PieSeriesLabelPosition

An PieSeriesLabelPosition enumeration value which specifies the position of labels relative to each other and to the pie diagram.

Remarks

Refer to the PieSeriesLabelPosition enumeration's description for a list of the available label positions.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to create a ChartControl with a series of the PieSeriesView type, and add this chart to a form at runtime.

Note that this series view type is associated with the SimpleDiagram type, and you should cast your diagram object to this type, in order to access its specific options.

NOTE

A complete sample project is available at https://github.com/DevExpress-Examples/how-to-create-a-pie-chart-e1189

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

namespace Series_PieChart {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        public Form1() {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

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

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

            // 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.
            pieChart.Series.Add(series1);

            // Format the the series labels.
            series1.Label.TextPattern = "{A}: {VP:p0}";

            // Adjust the position of series labels. 
            ((PieSeriesLabel)series1.Label).Position = PieSeriesLabelPosition.TwoColumns;

            // Detect overlapping of series labels.
            ((PieSeriesLabel)series1.Label).ResolveOverlappingMode = ResolveOverlappingMode.Default;

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

            // Show a title for the series.
            myView.Titles.Add(new SeriesTitle());
            myView.Titles[0].Text = series1.Name;

            // Specify a data filter to explode points.
            myView.ExplodedPointsFilters.Add(new SeriesPointFilter(SeriesPointKey.Value_1,
                DataFilterCondition.GreaterThanOrEqual, 9));
            myView.ExplodedPointsFilters.Add(new SeriesPointFilter(SeriesPointKey.Argument,
                DataFilterCondition.NotEqual, "Others"));
            myView.ExplodeMode = PieExplodeMode.UseFilters;
            myView.ExplodedDistancePercentage = 30;
            myView.RuntimeExploding = true;
            myView.HeightToWidthRatio = 0.75;

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

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