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How to: Change the Names for Auto-Created Series

This example details how to programmatically change the names for auto-created series.

To accomplish this, handle the ChartControl.CustomDrawSeries (WebChartControl.CustomDrawSeries) event in the following way.

using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraCharts;
// ...

private void chartControl1_CustomDrawSeries(object sender, CustomDrawSeriesEventArgs e) {
    e.LegendText = e.LegendText.Remove(0, 3);


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