ChartControl Properties

Visualizes data as bars, areas, lines and other shapes. See Chart Control.
Name Description
AccessibilityObject Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDescription Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleName Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleRole Gets or sets the accessible role of the control. Inherited from Control.
AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it. Inherited from Control.
AllowGesture Gets or sets a value which specifies whether an end-user can interact with the chart using a touchscreen device.
Anchor Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a control is bound and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
AnimationStartMode Gets or sets the series animation start mode.
AnnotationRepository Provides centralized access to all annotations that are present in the ChartControl.
Annotations Provides access to the annotations collection of the ChartControl.
AppearanceName Gets or sets the name of the appearance which is currently being used to draw the chart elements.
AppearanceNameSerializable For internal use. This property is used to support serialization of the ChartControl.AppearanceName property.
AppearanceRepository Provides access to the repository of a chart's appearances.
AutoBindingSettingsEnabled Obsolete. Specifies whether or not the chart's data binding is automatically adjusted during the creation of a Pivot Chart.
AutoLayout Gets or sets a value, which specifies whether the adaptive layout feature is enabled for chart elements in the chart control.
AutoLayoutSettingsEnabled Obsolete. Specifies whether the chart's layout is automatically adjusted when creating a Pivot Chart.
AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView(Control). Inherited from Control.
AutoSize This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
BackColor Gets or sets the chart control's background color.
BackgroundImage Overrides the BackgroundImage property.
BackgroundImageLayout Overrides the BackgroundImageLayout property.
BackImage Gets the background image settings of the chart control.
BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control. Inherited from Control.
Border Obsolete. Gets the chart control's border style.
BorderOptions Gets the chart control's border style.
Bottom Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Bounds Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. Inherited from Control.
Breadcrumbs Returns the settings that configure how the Breadcrumbs element looks.
CacheToMemory Gets or sets a value indicating if the chart should cache its data to the system memory.
CalculatedFields Returns a collection of calculated fields.
CanEnableIme protected Gets a value indicating whether the ImeMode property can be set to an active value, to enable IME support. Inherited from Control.
CanFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. Inherited from Control.
CanRaiseEvents protected Determines if events can be raised on the control. Inherited from Control.
CanSelect Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. Inherited from Control.
Capture Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. Inherited from Control.
CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus. Inherited from Control.
CheckForIllegalCrossThreadCalls static Gets or sets a value indicating whether to catch calls on the wrong thread that access a control's Handle property when an application is being debugged. Inherited from Control.
ClientRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
ClientSize Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. Inherited from Control.
Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. Inherited from Component.
ContainsFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. Inherited from Control.
ContextMenu Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
ContextMenuStrip Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. Inherited from Control.
Controls Gets the collection of controls contained within the control. Inherited from Control.
Created Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. Inherited from Control.
CreateParams protected Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created. Inherited from Control.
CrosshairEnabled Gets or sets a value that specifies whether a crosshair cursor is enabled for a chart.
CrosshairOptions Returns options that allow you to specify the Crosshair Cursor's position, appearance and behavior.
Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control. Inherited from Control.
DataAdapter Gets or sets the data adapter used to populate the chart control's data source.
DataBindings Overrides the DataBindings property.
DataSource Gets or sets the chart control's data source.
DefaultBackColor static Gets the default background color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultCursor protected Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultFont static Gets the default font of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultForeColor static Gets the default foreground color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultImeMode protected Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMargin protected Gets the space, in pixels, that is specified by default between controls. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMaximumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMinimumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultPadding protected Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultSize protected Gets the default size of the control. Inherited from Control.
DesignMode protected Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. Inherited from Component.
DeviceDpi Gets the DPI value for the display device where the control is currently being displayed. Inherited from Control.
Diagram Gets the chart control's diagram and provides access to its settings.
DisplayBounds Gets the bounding rectangle of the chart control.
DisplayRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control. Inherited from Control.
DisplayUnits Gets the unit of measurement for the chart control's data.
Disposing Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. Inherited from Control.
Dock Gets or sets which control borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
DoubleBuffered protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether this control should redraw its surface using a secondary buffer to reduce or prevent flicker. Inherited from Control.
EmptyChartText Provides access to the settings of the text to be displayed in the chart control, when it has no data to display.
Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. Inherited from Control.
Events protected Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. Inherited from Component.
FillStyle Gets the chart control's background fill style.
Focused Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. Inherited from Control.
Font Overrides the Font property.
FontHeight protected Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. Inherited from Control.
ForeColor Overrides the ForeColor property.
Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. Inherited from Control.
HardwareAcceleration Gets or sets a value indicating whether a ChartControl uses a Video Card's resources (if any are available) when drawing 3D-charts.
HasChildren Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls. Inherited from Control.
Height Gets or sets the height of the control. Inherited from Control.
ImeMode Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. Inherited from Control.
ImeModeBase protected Gets or sets the IME mode of a control. Inherited from Control.
IndicatorsPaletteName Specifies the palette that is used to paint all indicators that exist in a chart control.
IndicatorsPaletteRepository Gets the indicators palette repository of the chart.
InvokeRequired Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. Inherited from Control.
IsAccessible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. Inherited from Control.
IsDisposed Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. Inherited from Control.
IsHandleCreated Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. Inherited from Control.
IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. Inherited from Control.
IsPrintingAvailable Indicates whether or not the chart can be printed and exported.
LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. Inherited from Control.
Left Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Legend Provides access to the chart control's legend.
Legends Returns a collection of additional legends.
Location Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. Inherited from Control.
LookAndFeel Provides access to the settings that specify the look and feel of the Chart control.
Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. Inherited from Control.
MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
MinimumSize Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
ModifierKeys static Gets a value indicating which of the modifier keys (SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT) is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MouseButtons static Gets a value indicating which of the mouse buttons is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MousePosition static Gets the position of the mouse cursor in screen coordinates. Inherited from Control.
Name Gets or sets the name of the control. Inherited from Control.
OptionsPrint Provides access to the chart's printing options.
Padding Specifies the internal space between the chart control's content (the diagram and legend) and its edge, in pixels.
PaletteBaseColorNumber Gets or sets the number of a color within the selected palette, which will be used as a base color to paint series points.
PaletteName Gets or sets the name of the palette currently used to draw the chart's series.
PaletteRepository Gets the palette repository of the chart.
Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. Inherited from Control.
PivotGridDataSourceOptions Provides access to the settings that determine the Chart's behavior after it has bridged with a Pivot Grid.
PreferredSize Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. Inherited from Control.
ProductName Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
ProductVersion Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
PropagatingImeMode protected static Gets an object that represents a propagating IME mode. Inherited from Control.
RecreatingHandle Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. Inherited from Control.
RefreshDataOnRepaint Gets or sets a value indicating whether to refresh data in the underlying data source every time a chart is repainted.
Region Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
RenderRightToLeft protected This property is now obsolete. Inherited from Control.
ResizeRedraw protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. Inherited from Control.
Right Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
RightToLeft Gets or sets a value indicating whether chart elements are aligned using right-to-left alignment.
RuntimeHitTesting Specifies whether or not hit-testing is enabled for a Chart control.
RuntimeRotation Obsolete. Gets or sets a value indicating if the 3D Chart's diagram can be rotated by end-users at runtime via the mouse pointer.
RuntimeSelection Obsolete. Gets or sets a value indicating if chart elements can be selected by end-users at runtime.
RuntimeSeriesSelectionMode Obsolete. Gets or sets the value specifying which diagram element is selected by the end-user's click.
ScaleChildren protected Gets a value that determines the scaling of child controls. Inherited from Control.
SelectedItems Gets the collection of selected items (chart points and series) and business data objects (in the case of using a data source) of the ChartControl object.
SelectionMode Gets or sets a value which specifies how the chart elements are selected.
Series Provides access to the chart control's collection of series objects.
SeriesDataMember Gets or sets the name of the data field that contains names for automatically generated series.
SeriesNameTemplate Gets the settings used to name data bound series.
SeriesSelectionMode Gets or sets a value specifying how the series is selected in the chart control.
SeriesSerializable Gets or sets the value used to support serialization of the ChartControl.Series property.
SeriesSorting Gets or sets a value that specifies how series are sorted within the chart control based upon the series names.
SeriesTemplate Returns the series template the chart uses to generate its series.
ShowFocusCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. Inherited from Control.
ShowKeyboardCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. Inherited from Control.
SideBySideBarDistanceFixed Gets or sets the fixed distance value between bars in all side-by-side series views (2D Side-by-Side Bar, Side-by-Side Range Bar, Side-by-Side Gantt and 3D Side-by-Side Bar) of this chart.
SideBySideBarDistanceVariable Gets or sets the variable distance value between bars in all side-by-side series views (2D Side-by-Side Bar, Side-by-Side Range Bar, Side-by-Side Gantt and 3D Side-by-Side Bar) of this chart.
SideBySideEqualBarWidth Gets or sets a value indicating whether all bars of a series should have equal width in all side-by-side series views (2D Side-by-Side Bar, Side-by-Side Range Bar, Side-by-Side Gantt and 3D Side-by-Side Bar) of this chart.
Site Gets or sets the site of the control. Inherited from Control.
Size Gets or sets the height and width of the control. Inherited from Control.
SmallChartText Gets the settings for the text to be displayed in the chart control, when it's too small to fit the diagram.
StackedStepAreaInvertedStep Gets or sets the value indicating whether or not Stacked Step areas are plotted using inverted step.
TabIndex Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. Inherited from Control.
TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key. Inherited from Control.
Tag Overrides the Tag property.
Text Overrides the Text property.
Titles Gets the collection of chart titles.
ToolTipController Specifies the tooltip controller component that controls the appearance, position and other settings of tooltips displayed for the Chart control.
ToolTipEnabled Gets or sets a value that specifies whether or not a tooltip is enabled for a chart.
ToolTipOptions Gets the tooltip settings allowing you to specify its position and appearance on a diagram.
Top Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
TopLevelControl Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. Inherited from Control.
UseDirectXPaint Gets or sets whether the DirectX Hardware Acceleration is enabled for this Chart Control.
UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. Inherited from Control.
ValidateDataMembers Specifies whether to validate data members.
Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. Inherited from Control.
WaterfallConnectorColor Gets or sets the color of connectors displayed between waterfall chart bars.
WaterfallConnectorStyle Gets or sets the style for connector lines displayed between waterfall chart bars.
WaterfallStartBarColor Gets or sets the waterfall start bar color.
WaterfallSubtotalBarColor Gets or sets the color that is used to paint waterfall subtotals.
WaterfallTotalBarColor Gets or sets the color that is used to paint the waterfall total bar.
WaterfallValueOptions Gets or sets options that define how to process waterfall point values.
Width Gets or sets the width of the control. Inherited from Control.
WindowTarget This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
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