Legend.HorizontalPosition Property

Gets or sets the horizontal position of the legend relative to the chart diagram.

Namespace: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts.dll

Declaration

public LegendHorizontalPosition HorizontalPosition { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
LegendHorizontalPosition

A LegendHorizontalPosition enumeration value that specifies the legend’s horizontal position.

Available values:

Name Description
Center

The legend is centered horizontally inside the chart diagram.

LegendHorizontalPosition.Center

Left

The legend is positioned inside the chart diagram and aligned to the left side.

LegendHorizontalPosition.Left

LeftOutside

The legend is positioned to the left of the chart diagram.

LegendHorizontalPosition.LeftOutside

Right

The legend is positioned inside the chart diagram and aligned to the right side.

LegendHorizontalPosition.Right

RightOutside

The legend is positioned to the right of the chart diagram.

LegendHorizontalPosition.RightOutside

Remarks

Use the HorizontalPosition property to specify the horizontal alignment of the legend. You can place it on the right or left side of the chart, inside or outside the diagram.

To specify the vertical position of the legend, use the VerticalPosition property.

Example

This example shows how to add a legend to a pie chart and adjust the legend settings.

  1. To add a legend to the chart, assign a Legend object to the PieChartView.Legend property and use the following properties of this object to specify the legend orientation and position:

  2. Set the Legend.Style property to a LegendStyle object and specify the following properties of this object to configure the legend appearance:

  3. To exclude points of the chart’s first series from the legend, set the VisibleInLegend property of this series to false.

Chart Legend

<dxc:PieChartView x:Name="chartView">
    <dxc:PieChartView.Series>
        <dxc:DonutSeries Data="{Binding SecuritiesByTypes}" VisibleInLegend="False"/>
        <dxc:DonutSeries Data="{Binding SecuritiesByRisk}"/>
    </dxc:PieChartView.Series>
    <dxc:PieChartView.Legend>
        <dxc:Legend Orientation="LeftToRight"
                    VerticalPosition="TopOutside"
                    HorizontalPosition="Center">
            <dxc:Legend.Style>
                <dxc:LegendStyle BorderColor="LightGray" BorderThickness="3"
                                 BackgroundColor="Gray"
                                 MarkerSize="30" TextIndent="10"
                                 ItemsHorizontalIndent="50"
                                 Padding="150,150,10,10">
                    <dxc:LegendStyle.TextStyle>
                        <dxc:TextStyle Color="White" Size="24"/>
                    </dxc:LegendStyle.TextStyle>
                </dxc:LegendStyle>
            </dxc:Legend.Style>
        </dxc:Legend>
    </dxc:PieChartView.Legend>
</dxc:PieChartView>
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