ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider.ValueDataMember Property

Gets or sets the name of the data field that contains the point values of a chart range control client.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll

Declaration

[XtraSerializableProperty]
[DefaultValue(null)]
public string ValueDataMember { get; set; }
<XtraSerializableProperty>
<DefaultValue(Nothing)>
Public Property ValueDataMember As String

Property Value

Type Default Description
String

null

A String value that specifies the data field name.

Remarks

Use the ValueDataMember property to specify the bound data source's data field from which the chart range control client obtains the values of its points.

To specify the ValueDataMember property for the chart range control client, you should access the ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider object using the ChartRangeControlClientBase.DataProvider property.

Examples

This example shows how to bind a numeric chart range control client to a System.Collections.Generic.List containing NumericItem objects.

In order to provide data to a chart numeric range control client, you need to access the ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider object using the ChartRangeControlClientBase.DataProvider property and assign a data source to the ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider.DataSource property.

Each NumericItem object contains Argument, Value and Series properties, to which a numeric chart range control client is bound via its ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider.ArgumentDataMember, ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider.ValueDataMember, and ChartRangeControlClientDataProvider.SeriesDataMember (optional) properties.

In addition, this example shows how to customize chart client common settings (e.g., change the numeric range, customize template view and grid options).

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors;

namespace NumericChartClient {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {

        const int pointCount = 20;
        const int seriesCount = 2;
        Random rand = new Random();
        List<NumericItem> data = new List<NumericItem>();

        public Form1() {
            InitializeComponent();

            // Assign a numeric chart client to the Range control. 
            rangeControl1.Client = numericChartRangeControlClient1;

            // Generate a list of NumericItem objects and bind the numeric chart client to it.
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.DataProvider.DataSource = GenerateNumericData();

            // Specify data members to bind the chart client.
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.DataProvider.ArgumentDataMember = "Argument";
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.DataProvider.ValueDataMember = "Value";
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.DataProvider.SeriesDataMember = "Series";

            // Specify the chart range control client view.
            AreaChartRangeControlClientView areaView = new AreaChartRangeControlClientView();
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.DataProvider.TemplateView = areaView;

            // Customize the area view appearance. 
            areaView.AreaOpacity = 90;
            areaView.Color = Color.Gray;
            areaView.ShowMarkers = true;
            areaView.MarkerSize = 5;
            areaView.MarkerColor = Color.Red;

            // Specify the palette name to get a nice-looking chart.
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.PaletteName = "NatureColors";

            // Change the default range of the numeric chart range control client.          
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.Range.Min = 4;
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.Range.Max = 12;

            // Customize the grid options of the numeric chart range control client.          
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.GridOptions.GridSpacing = 2;
            numericChartRangeControlClient1.GridOptions.SnapSpacing = 1;
        }

        List<NumericItem> GenerateNumericData() {

            for (int seriesIndex = 0; seriesIndex < seriesCount; seriesIndex++) {
                for (int i = 0; i < pointCount; i++) {
                    data.Add(new NumericItem() {
                        Argument = i,
                        Value = rand.Next(0, 30) + i,
                        Series = seriesIndex
                    });
                }
            }
            return data;
        }
    }

    public class NumericItem {
        public double Argument { get; set; }
        public double Value { get; set; }
        public double Series { get; set; }
    }
}
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