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ChartControl.Titles Property

Gets the collection of chart titles.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraCharts

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraCharts.v23.2.UI.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Charts


public ChartTitleCollection Titles { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A ChartTitleCollection object that represents the collection of chart titles.


The Titles property provides access to a collection in which objects representing chart titles are stored (if any). Chart title objects can be manipulated (added or removed) via methods and properties provided by the ChartTitleCollection object. Individual chart titles (objects of the ChartTitle type) can be accessed via the Titles property using indexer notation.

For more information, refer to Chart Titles.


This example demonstrates how to create and customize chart titles at runtime.

View Example: How to Create and Customize an Axis Title

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

namespace WindowsApplication25 {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        public Form1() {

        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            // Create chart titles.
            ChartTitle chartTitle1 = new ChartTitle();
            ChartTitle chartTitle2 = new ChartTitle();

            // Define the text for the titles.
            chartTitle1.Text = "<i>Basic</i> <b>HTML</b> <u>is</u> <color=blue>supported</color>.";
            chartTitle2.Text = "The capability to word-wrap is available for chart titles.";

            chartTitle2.WordWrap = true;
            chartTitle2.MaxLineCount = 2;

            // Define the alignment of the titles.
            chartTitle1.Alignment = StringAlignment.Center;
            chartTitle2.Alignment = StringAlignment.Near;

            // Place the titles where it's required.
            chartTitle1.Dock = ChartTitleDockStyle.Top;
            chartTitle2.Dock = ChartTitleDockStyle.Bottom;

            // Customize a title's appearance.
            chartTitle1.EnableAntialiasing = DevExpress.Utils.DefaultBoolean.True;
            chartTitle1.DXFont = new DXFont("Tahoma", 14, DXFontStyle.Bold);
            chartTitle1.TextColor = Color.Red;
            chartTitle1.Indent = 10;

            // Add the titles to the chart.
            chartControl1.Titles.AddRange(new ChartTitle[] {
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