Customize Breadcrumbs

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The Breadcrumbs element allows users to return to previous data detail levels. This element includes the following children, which can be customized.

chart__breadcrumbs-elements

NOTE

Breadcrumbs are displayed when at least one ~DrillTemplate property is specified.

The ChartControl.Breadcrumbs property manages the following element appearance settings.

chart__breadcrumbs-appearance-settings

The following code utilizes the Breadcrumb properties demonstrated in the image above.

var breadcrumbs = chartControl.Breadcrumbs;
breadcrumbs.Border.Color = Color.LightGray;
breadcrumbs.Border.Visibility = DefaultBoolean.True;
breadcrumbs.Font = new Font("Tahoma", 12.0F, FontStyle.Bold);
breadcrumbs.HomeText = "Home";
breadcrumbs.HoverForeColor = Color.OrangeRed;

The table below lists the properties used in the code above.

Property Description
Breadcrumbs.Border Gets the chart control's border settings.
Breadcrumbs.Margins Specifies the indent between the Breadcrumbs element's edge and other chart elements (e.g. diagram, title), in pixels.
Breadcrumbs.Padding Specifies the inner space between the Breadcrumb element's content and its edge, in pixels.
Breadcrumbs.HomeText Gets or sets the text that the Breadcrumb Home Item displays instead of an icon.
Breadcrumbs.Font Gets or sets the font that Breadcrumb Items and Breadcrumb Home Item use to display their text.
Breadcrumbs.ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color that Breadcrumb Items and Breadcrumb Home Item use in the default state to display their text.
Breadcrumbs.HoverForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color that Breadcrumb Items and Breadcrumb Home Item use in the hover state to display their text.
Breadcrumbs.InactiveForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color that Breadcrumb Items and Breadcrumb Home Item use in the inactive state to display their text.