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MapControl.LegendItemCreating Event

Occurs when items are being created for the legend.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraMap

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraMap.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Map


public event LegendItemCreatingEventHandler LegendItemCreating

Event Data

The LegendItemCreating event's data class is LegendItemCreatingEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Index Returns the index of the legend item being created.
Item Returns the legend item being created.
Legend Provides access to the legend for which a new item has been created.


To manually customize legend items, implement the MapControl.LegendItemCreating event handler, where you can configure MapLegendItemBase descendant class objects as you wish.

The following instance demonstrates how to do this.

View Example

void map_LegendItemCreating(object sender, LegendItemCreatingEventArgs e) {
    e.Item.Text = String.Format("{0}$", e.Item.Value);
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