IAxisLabelFormatter Interface

If implemented by a class, provides a method required for a chart control to format axis labels.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public interface IAxisLabelFormatter :
    IAxisLabelFormatterCore
Public Interface IAxisLabelFormatter
    Inherits IAxisLabelFormatterCore

Related API Members

The following members accept/return IAxisLabelFormatter objects:

Examples

Perform the steps below to create a formatter:

  • Create a class that inherits the IAxisLabelFormatter interface and implement the interface's GetAxisLabelText method.
  • Assign the newly created class's instance to the AxisLabel.Formatter property.

How to: Format Numeric Axis Labels

This example shows how to apply a custom format to a numeric axis's labels.

Markup:

<dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisX>
    <dxc:AxisX2D>
        <dxc:AxisX2D.Label>
            <dxc:AxisLabel>
                <dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
                    <local:AxisLabelFormatter/>
                </dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
            </dxc:AxisLabel>
        </dxc:AxisX2D.Label>
    </dxc:AxisX2D>
</dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisX>
<dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisY>
    <dxc:AxisY2D>
            <dxc:AxisLabel>
                <dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
                    <local:AxisLabelFormatter/>
                </dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
            </dxc:AxisLabel>
        </dxc:AxisY2D.Label>
    </dxc:AxisY2D>
</dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisY>

Code-Behind:

public class AxisLabelFormatter : IAxisLabelFormatter {
    public string GetAxisLabelText(object axisValue) {
        return Convert.ToString((double)axisValue / 1000);
    }
}

How to: Format Date-Time Axis Labels

This example shows how to format the date-time axis labels as follows:

Markup:

<dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisX>
    <dxc:AxisX2D>
        <dxc:AxisX2D.DateTimeScaleOptions>
            <dxc:ManualDateTimeScaleOptions AutoGrid="False" 
                                            GridAlignment="Day" 
                                            GridSpacing="7"/>
        </dxc:AxisX2D.DateTimeScaleOptions>
        <dxc:AxisX2D.Label>
            <dxc:AxisLabel>
                <dxc:Axis2D.ResolveOverlappingOptions>
                    <dxc:AxisLabelResolveOverlappingOptions AllowHide="False"/>
                </dxc:Axis2D.ResolveOverlappingOptions>
                <dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
                    <local:AxisLabelFormatter/>
                </dxc:AxisLabel.Formatter>
            </dxc:AxisLabel>
        </dxc:AxisX2D.Label>
    </dxc:AxisX2D>
</dxc:XYDiagram2D.AxisX>

Code-Behind:

public class AxisLabelFormatter : IAxisLabelFormatter {
    public string GetAxisLabelText(object axisValue) {
        DateTime value = (DateTime)axisValue;
        return ((value.Day >= 1) && (value.Day <= 7)) ? $"{value.ToString("MMM, d")}" : $"{value.Day}";
    }
}
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