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BubbleMapDashboardItem.ColorScale Property

Gets or sets the scale that defines the distribution of colors in the color range.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardCommon

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v19.2.Core.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(null)]
public MapScale ColorScale { get; set; }
<DefaultValue(Nothing)>
Public Property ColorScale As MapScale

Property Value

Type Default Description
MapScale

null

A MapScale descendant specifying the scale that defines distribution of colors in the color range.

Remarks

Use the BubbleMapDashboardItem.ColorPalette property to specify the palette used to color bubbles on the map.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to bind a Bubble Map dashboard item to data in code and customize the item's palette.

Note

The complete sample project How to Bind a Bubble Map Dashboard Item to Data at Runtime is available in the DevExpress Examples repository.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using DevExpress.DashboardCommon;
using DevExpress.DataAccess.ConnectionParameters;
using DevExpress.DataAccess.Sql;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors;

namespace Dashboard_CreateBubbleMap {
    public partial class Form1 : XtraForm {
        public Form1() {
            InitializeComponent();
            dashboardViewer1.AsyncMode = true;
        }

        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            Dashboard dashboard = new Dashboard();
            DashboardSqlDataSource dataSource = new DashboardSqlDataSource(); 
            dataSource.ConnectionParameters =
                new XmlFileConnectionParameters(@"..\..\Data\DashboardEnergyStatictics.xml");
            SelectQuery sqlQuery = SelectQueryFluentBuilder
                .AddTable("Countries")
                .SelectColumns("Latitude", "Longitude", "Production", "Import", "Country")
                .Build("Countries");

            dataSource.Queries.Add(sqlQuery);
            dashboard.DataSources.Add(dataSource);

            BubbleMapDashboardItem bubbleMap = new BubbleMapDashboardItem();
            bubbleMap.DataSource = dashboard.DataSources[0];
            bubbleMap.DataMember = "Countries";

            bubbleMap.Area = ShapefileArea.Europe;

            bubbleMap.Latitude = new Dimension("Latitude");
            bubbleMap.Longitude = new Dimension("Longitude");

            bubbleMap.Weight = new Measure("Production", SummaryType.Sum);
            bubbleMap.Color = new Measure("Import", SummaryType.Sum); 
            bubbleMap.Color.NumericFormat.FormatType = DataItemNumericFormatType.General;

            bubbleMap.TooltipDimensions.Add(new Dimension("Country"));

            CustomizeScale(bubbleMap);
            ShowLegends(bubbleMap);

            dashboard.Items.Add(bubbleMap);
            dashboardViewer1.Dashboard = dashboard;
        }
        private void CustomizeScale(BubbleMapDashboardItem map) {
            CustomScale customScale = new CustomScale();
            List<double> rangeStops = new List<double>();

            customScale.IsPercent = false;

            rangeStops.Add(20);
            rangeStops.Add(200);
            rangeStops.Add(500);
            rangeStops.Add(2000);
            customScale.RangeStops.AddRange(rangeStops);

            map.ColorScale = customScale;
        }
        private void ShowLegends(BubbleMapDashboardItem map) {
            map.Legend.Visible = true;
            map.Legend.Orientation = MapLegendOrientation.Horizontal;
            map.WeightedLegend.Visible = true;
            map.WeightedLegend.Position = MapLegendPosition.BottomLeft;
        }
    }
}
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