Orientation

You can rotate the Chart so that the X-axis becomes vertical, and the Y-axis becomes horizontal.

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To rotate a Chart in the Designer, use the Rotate button in the Diagram group on the Design ribbon tab of the Chart Tools contextual tab set.

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In code, use the ChartDashboardItem.Rotated property.