Gets or sets a value, which specifies whether the adaptive layout feature is enabled for chart elements in the chart control.
true, to apply the adaptive layout algorithm to the chart; otherwise, false.
The adaptive layout feature is used to maintain a better chart appearance and layout when the chart becomes smaller.
To accomplish this task, the chart elements that have a Visibility property (e.g., a legend (Legend.Visibility), an axis (Axis2D.Visibility), an axis title (AxisTitle.Visibility) or a chart title (DockableTitle.Visibility)) are hidden.
Elements are hidden in the following order:
The following images demonstrate the AutoLayout property in action for SideBySideBarSeriesView.
|AutoLayout =true (the default value)||AutoLayout = false|
In the case of pie and donut charts, the Dimension property for SimpleDiagram and SimpleDiagram3D is calculated automatically during resizing. For instance, when you decrease chart size, all pies (donuts) are placed in one line horizontally (by row) or vertically (by column) in the diagram to occupy all the available free space.
The following code disables AutoLayout: