SortingMode Enum

Lists the values used to specify how series or points can be sorted.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

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

Members

Name Description
None

The values are not sorted.

Ascending

The values are sorted in ascending order.

Descending

The values are sorted in descending order.

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return SortingMode values:

Library Related API Members
Cross-Platform Class Library SeriesBase.SeriesPointsSorting
WinForms Controls ChartControl.SeriesSorting
SeriesBaseModel.SeriesPointsSorting
SnapChart.SeriesSorting
ASP.NET Controls and MVC Extensions ChartControlSettings.SeriesSorting
WebChartControl.SeriesSorting
Reporting XRChart.SeriesSorting

Remarks

The values listed by this enumeration are used to set the ChartControl.SeriesSorting and SeriesBase.PointsSorting properties.

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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