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ChartControl.LoadFromStream(Stream) Method

Restores the chart’s layout from the specified stream.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v22.2.UI.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Charts


public void LoadFromStream(
    Stream stream


Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream descendant from which settings are read.


Use the LoadFromStream method to load the chart’s layout from the stream to which the layout was saved via the ChartControl.SaveToStream method. If the specified stream is empty or null (Nothing in Visual Basic), an exception is raised.

For more information, refer to Storing the Chart Layout.


The following example demonstrates how to save a chart to a memory stream, and then restore it.

using System.IO;
// ...

Stream stream = new MemoryStream();
// ...

// Save the chart.
stream.Seek(0, System.IO.SeekOrigin.Begin);

// Load the chart.
stream.Seek(0, System.IO.SeekOrigin.Begin);
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