SeriesBase.LabelsVisibility Property

Specifies whether to show labels for a series.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v21.2.dll


public DefaultBoolean LabelsVisibility { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

True to show series labels; False to hide them; Default - label visibility depends on the series view and chart control type.

Available values:

Name Description

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.


Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.


The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.


Series point labels are visible in the following cases:

In all other cases, series labels are hidden until you enable them.

The following table shows the LabelsVisibility property in action.

LabelsVisibility = DefaultBoolean.False LabelsVisibility = DefaultBoolean.True
LabelsVisibilityfalse LabelsVisibilitytrue


This example demonstrates how to customize the Side-by-Side Bar series label position and appearance.

Use the following API members to customize bar series labels:

Member Description
Series.LabelsVisibility Specifies whether to show labels for a series.
BarSeriesLabel Defines label settings for bar series.
SeriesLabelBase.BackColor Gets or sets the label’s background color.
SeriesLabelBase.Border Gets the label’s border settings.
SeriesLabelBase.Font Gets or sets the font used to display the label’s contents.
BarSeriesLabel.Position Specifies the position of series point labels, relative to their corresponding Bars.
SeriesLabelBase.TextOrientation Specifies the direction of text within the series labels.
SeriesLabelBase.TextPattern Gets or sets a string which represents the pattern specifying the text to be displayed within series labels.
private void OnFormLoad(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    chartControl1.Series[0].LabelsVisibility = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;

    BarSeriesLabel seriesLabel = chartControl1.Series[0].Label as BarSeriesLabel;
    seriesLabel.BackColor = Color.White;
    seriesLabel.Border.Color = Color.DarkSlateGray;
    seriesLabel.Font = new Font("Tahoma", 10, FontStyle.Regular);
    seriesLabel.Position = BarSeriesLabelPosition.TopInside;
    seriesLabel.TextOrientation = TextOrientation.Horizontal;
    seriesLabel.TextPattern = "{V:F1}";            
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