SecondaryAxisY Class

Represents the secondary Y-axis within a chart control in 2D series, except for the Swift Plot.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public class SecondaryAxisY :
    AxisYBase,
    ISupportInitialize,
    IXtraSerializable,
    ISupportID
Public Class SecondaryAxisY
    Inherits AxisYBase
    Implements ISupportInitialize,
               IXtraSerializable,
               ISupportID

Related API Members

The following members accept/return SecondaryAxisY objects:

Remarks

The SecondaryAxisY class represents the secondary axis of values (Y-axis) within a chart control in 2D series (except for the Swift Plot). It inherits properties and methods from the base AxisYBase class, which implements the common Y-axes functionality.

The collection of the SecondaryAxisY objects is represented by the SecondaryAxisYCollection class, and it can be accessed via the XYDiagram.SecondaryAxesY property of an XYDiagram object, which in its turn is exposed via the ChartControl.Diagram property.

A diagram's primary Y-axis is represented by the AxisY class. And, for Swift Plot charts, the SwiftPlotDiagramSecondaryAxisY class provides a similar functionality.

For more information, refer to Primary and Secondary Axes.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to add secondary axes to a chart at runtime.

Use the following API members to add secondary axes:

Member Description
XYDiagram2D.SecondaryAxesX Gets the collection of secondary X-axes.
SecondaryAxisX Represents the secondary X-axis within a chart control in 2D series, except for the Swift Plot.
XYDiagram2D.SecondaryAxesY Gets the collection of secondary Y-axes.
SecondaryAxisY Represents the secondary Y-axis within a chart control in 2D series, except for the Swift Plot.
using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraCharts;
// ...

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    // Create a new chart.
    ChartControl chartControl1 = new ChartControl();

    // Create two series.
    Series series1 = new Series("Series 1", ViewType.Bar);
    Series series2 = new Series("Series 2", ViewType.Line);

    // Add points to them, with their arguments different.
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("A", 10));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("B", 12));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("C", 17));
    series1.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("D", 14));
    series2.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("I", 1500));
    series2.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("II", 1800));
    series2.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("III", 2500));
    series2.Points.Add(new SeriesPoint("IV", 3300));

    // Add both series to the chart.
    chartControl1.Series.AddRange(new Series[] { series1, series2 });

    // Hide the legend (optional).
    chartControl1.Legend.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.False;

    // Create two secondary axes, and add them to the chart's Diagram.
    SecondaryAxisX myAxisX = new SecondaryAxisX("my X-Axis");
    SecondaryAxisY myAxisY = new SecondaryAxisY("my Y-Axis");

    ((XYDiagram)chartControl1.Diagram).SecondaryAxesX.Add(myAxisX);
    ((XYDiagram)chartControl1.Diagram).SecondaryAxesY.Add(myAxisY);

    // Assign the series2 to the created axes.
    ((LineSeriesView)series2.View).AxisX = myAxisX;
    ((LineSeriesView)series2.View).AxisY = myAxisY;

    // Customize the appearance of the secondary axes (optional).
    myAxisX.Title.Text = "A Secondary X-Axis";
    myAxisX.Title.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;
    myAxisX.Title.TextColor = Color.Red;
    myAxisX.Label.TextColor = Color.Red;
    myAxisX.Color = Color.Red;

    myAxisY.Title.Text = "A Secondary Y-Axis";
    myAxisY.Title.Visibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;
    myAxisY.Title.TextColor = Color.Blue;
    myAxisY.Label.TextColor = Color.Blue;
    myAxisY.Color = Color.Blue;

    // Add the chart to the form.
    chartControl1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;
    this.Controls.Add(chartControl1);
}
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