Legend.Orientation Property

Specifies whether legend items are arranged in a column (from the top to the bottom) or row (from the left to the right).

Namespace: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts.dll

Declaration

public LegendOrientation Orientation { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
LegendOrientation

A LegendOrientation enumeration value that specifies the legend orientation.

Remarks

Use the Orientation property to specify whether the legend should be vertically or horizontally oriented.

Examples

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>
    <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="150,10,150,10">
                    <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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