CrosshairAxisLabelElement Class

Defines the appearance of the crosshair value and crosshair argument labels when custom drawing a crosshair cursor using the ChartControl.CustomDrawCrosshair event.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts.v19.2.dll

Declaration

[NonCategorized]
public class CrosshairAxisLabelElement :
    CrosshairTemplatedLabelElement
<NonCategorized>
Public Class CrosshairAxisLabelElement
    Inherits CrosshairTemplatedLabelElement

Returned By

Properties that return CrosshairAxisLabelElement instances:

Remarks

To get access to the appearance properties of the CrosshairAxisLabelElement object, use the DevExpress.Xpf.Charts.CrosshairElement.AxisLabelElement property when dealing with crosshair value labels and the CustomDrawCrosshairEventArgs.CrosshairAxisLabelElements property for the crosshair argument labels if the CrosshairOptions.SnapMode property is set to NearestArgument.

When the CrosshairOptions.SnapMode property is set to NearestValue, these properties will affect other crosshair axis labels. For instance, the CustomDrawCrosshairEventArgs.CrosshairAxisLabelElements property will change the appearance of the crosshair value labels in this case.

For more information on crosshair cursors, see Tooltip and Crosshair Cursor.

Examples

This example shows how to provide a custom appearance for the crosshair cursor using the ChartControl.CustomDrawCrosshair event. This event is invoked when you click the Custom Draw Crosshair Cursor button on the form.

If you wish to display crosshair axis lines and labels on a chart before custom drawing the crosshair cursor, set the CrosshairOptions.ShowArgumentLabels, CrosshairOptions.ShowArgumentLine, CrosshairOptions.ShowValueLabels and CrosshairOptionsBase.ShowValueLine properties to true.

Note that the customization of the crosshair cursor is provided for the CrosshairOptions.SnapMode property set to NearestArgument.

<Window x:Class="CrosshairCustomDraw.MainWindow"
        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
        xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
        Title="MainWindow" Height="350" Width="525" xmlns:dxc="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/charts">
    <Grid>
        <StackPanel>
            <dxc:ChartControl Height="269"  Name="chartControl1" CustomDrawCrosshair="chartControl1_CustomDrawCrosshair">
                <dxc:ChartControl.CrosshairOptions>
                    <dxc:CrosshairOptions ShowArgumentLabels="True" ShowArgumentLine="True" 
                        ShowValueLabels="True" ShowValueLine="True"/>
                </dxc:ChartControl.CrosshairOptions>
                <dxc:XYDiagram2D>
                <dxc:LineSeries2D DisplayName="Series1">
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="1" Value="50"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="2" Value="44"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="3" Value="55"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="4" Value="77"/>
                </dxc:LineSeries2D>
                <dxc:LineSeries2D DisplayName="Series2">
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="1" Value="22"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="2" Value="11"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="3" Value="9"/>
                    <dxc:SeriesPoint Argument="4" Value="8"/>
                </dxc:LineSeries2D>
                </dxc:XYDiagram2D>
            </dxc:ChartControl>
            <Button Height="35" Content="Custom Draw Crosshair Cursor" Click="Button_Click"></Button>
        </StackPanel>
    </Grid>
</Window>

Inheritance

Object
CrosshairLabelElementBase
DevExpress.Xpf.Charts.CrosshairTemplatedLabelElement
CrosshairAxisLabelElement
See Also