Legend.VerticalPosition Property

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

Namespace: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Charts.dll

Declaration

public LegendVerticalPosition VerticalPosition { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
LegendVerticalPosition

A LegendVerticalPosition enumeration value that specifies the legend’s vertical position.

Available values:

Name Description
Center

The legend is centered vertically inside the chart diagram.

LegendVerticalPosition.Center

Top

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

LegendVerticalPosition.Top

TopOutside

The legend is positioned above the chart diagram.

LegendVerticalPosition.TopOutside

Bottom

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

LegendVerticalPosition.Bottom

BottomOutside

The legend is positioned under the chart diagram.

LegendVerticalPosition.BottomOutside

Remarks

Use the VerticalPosition property to specify the vertical alignment of the legend. You can place it at the top or bottom of the chart, inside or outside the diagram.

To specify the horizontal position of the legend, use the HorizontalPosition 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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