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Chart Legend

Chart control supports 2 legend types: simple (built-in) or advanced (external).

Legend formatting includes the following customizable elements:

  • Legend Position and Visibility
           o Hidden Legend
           o A Legend takes left, right, top, top-right  and bottom positions
           o A Legend can overlap the plot area, or take place outside of the plot area
           o Custom legend position
  • Legend appearance, which includes outline and fill colors, border width and stroke style, text color, font family and size for legend entries.
  • The text appearance for each legend entry can be formatted separately.


A Legend can display individual Data Point values

  • A series can specify what content should be included into legend entry (it's series-wide option)
  • It's possible to specify a custom string to be displayed in the legend entry for each Data Point.

The advanced chart legend has the following features:

  • Ability to show legend entries from multiple charts.
  • Custom entries support.
  • Custom legend title.
  • Custom legend cell format (including colors and text label formats).
  • Custom columns.
  • Vertical and horizontal layouts.
  • Automatic scrolling.
  • Print and print preview support.
  • Mouse events support allows to create an interactive legend entries (such as buttons or checkboxes).
  • Ability to show the legend in any window such as Visual Container, docking pane or any others.


Simple Chart Legend:

Advanced Chart Legend:

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