FormatConditionColorRangeBar Class

A format condition used to visualize numeric values using bars whose colors are contained in the specified color set.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardCommon

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v20.2.Core.dll


public class FormatConditionColorRangeBar :


Range conditions allow you to apply formatting using a predefined set of value ranges and corresponding style settings.

To create a format condition to display bars of different colors with lengths proportional to corresponding values, use the following approaches.

  1. To use a predefined set of colors, pass the required FormatConditionRangeSetPredefinedType enumeration value to the FormatConditionColorRangeBar constructor or call the FormatConditionColorRangeBar.Generate method.
  2. To use a predefined set of colors and custom range boundaries, do the following.

  3. To use custom range boundaries and the required style specified for each range, do the following.

Assign the resulting FormatConditionColorRangeBar object to the DashboardItemFormatRule.Condition property.


The Bar Color Ranges condition (FormatConditionColorRangeBar) allows you to visualize numeric values using bars whose colors are contained in the specified color set.

This example shows how to display colored bars within Grid cells. Click the Update Formatting button to change the number of ranges, specify new range boundaries and customize colors mapped to existing ranges.

View Example

using System;
using DevExpress.DashboardCommon;
using DevExpress.DashboardWin;

namespace Grid_IconRangeCondition {
    public partial class Form1 : DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraForm {
        public Form1() {
            dashboardViewer1.CustomizeDashboardTitle += DashboardViewer1_CustomizeDashboardTitle;
            Dashboard dashboard = new Dashboard(); dashboard.LoadFromXml(@"..\..\Data\Dashboard.xml");
            dashboardViewer1.Dashboard = dashboard;
            GridDashboardItem grid = (GridDashboardItem)dashboard.Items["gridDashboardItem1"];
            GridMeasureColumn extendedPrice = (GridMeasureColumn)grid.Columns[1];

            GridItemFormatRule rangeRule = new GridItemFormatRule(extendedPrice);
            FormatConditionColorRangeBar rangeBarCondition =
                new FormatConditionColorRangeBar(FormatConditionRangeSetPredefinedType.ColorsRedGreenBlue);
            rangeBarCondition.BarOptions.ShowBarOnly = true;
            rangeRule.Condition = rangeBarCondition;


        private void DashboardViewer1_CustomizeDashboardTitle(object sender, CustomizeDashboardTitleEventArgs e)
            DashboardToolbarItem itemUpdate = new DashboardToolbarItem(
                (args) => UpdateFormatting())
                Caption = "Update Formatting",

        private void UpdateFormatting() {
            GridDashboardItem grid = 
            GridItemFormatRule rangeRule = grid.FormatRules[0];
            FormatConditionColorRangeBar rangeBarCondition = (FormatConditionColorRangeBar)rangeRule.Condition;
            RangeInfo range3 = rangeBarCondition.RangeSet[2];
            range3.Value = 50;
            range3.StyleSettings =
                new BarStyleSettings(FormatConditionAppearanceType.GradientGreen);

            RangeInfo range4 = new RangeInfo();
            range4.Value = 75;
            range4.StyleSettings =
                new BarStyleSettings(FormatConditionAppearanceType.GradientBlue);

            rangeRule.Condition = rangeBarCondition;
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