How to: Show a Regression Line for a Stock Chart

This tutorial demonstrates how linear regression analysis can be applied to a chart's visual data at design time. For general information, see Regression Lines.

To show a Regression Line for a Stock chart follow the steps below.

  1. Create a new or open an existing Stock chart. For this example we will use the following chart.

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  2. Select the series in the Property Grid, expand its SeriesBase.View property and click the ellipsis button for the XYDiagram2DSeriesViewBase.Indicators property.

    In the invoked Indicators dialog, click the Add... button.

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  3. Then, in the Indicator Type dialog, choose Regression Line and click OK.

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  4. Now, back in the Indicators dialog, you can specify the Regression Line's SingleLevelIndicator.ValueLevel and other options.

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The result is shown in the following image.

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Note that as with other indicators, all Regression Lines that exist in a chart are painted based on the palette defined via the ChartControl.IndicatorsPaletteName property.

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