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ScatterLineSeries allow data represented as a line to be plotted against two linear axes. Each point from the line in the chart is defined by two numeric values – XValue and YValue for the horizontal and for the vertical axis respectively. This chart type is the closest resemblance of the mathematical Cartesian coordinate system. Next we create a simple chart with two lines:

Initial Setup

ScatterLineSeries scatterSeries = new ScatterLineSeries();
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(15, 19));
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(18, 10));
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(13, 15));
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(10, 8));
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(5, 2));
scatterSeries.PointSize = new SizeF(8, 8);
ScatterLineSeries scatterSeries2 = new ScatterLineSeries();
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(2, 24));
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(7, 12));
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(15, 10));
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(18, 22));
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(new ScatterDataPoint(20, 20));
scatterSeries2.Shape = new RoundRectShape(1);
scatterSeries2.PointSize = new SizeF(8, 8);

Dim scatterSeries As New ScatterLineSeries()
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(15, 19))
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(18, 10))
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(13, 15))
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(10, 8))
scatterSeries.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(5, 2))
scatterSeries.PointSize = New SizeF(8, 8)
Dim scatterSeries2 As New ScatterLineSeries()
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(2, 24))
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(7, 12))
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(15, 10))
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(18, 22))
scatterSeries2.DataPoints.Add(New ScatterDataPoint(20, 20))
scatterSeries2.Shape = New RoundRectShape(1)
scatterSeries2.PointSize = New SizeF(8, 8)

Figure 1: Initial Setup

WinForms RadChartView ScatterLine Initial Setup

ScatterLineSeries inherit from ScatterSeries thus all important properties are inherited as well. Two important properties are added for the scatter line:

  • Spline: Boolean property, which indicates whether the series will draw straight lines of smooth curves.

  • SplineTension: The property sets the tension of the spline. The property will have effect only if the Spline property is set to true.

Spline Settings

scatterSeries.Spline = true;
scatterSeries.SplineTension = 0.8f;

scatterLine.Spline = True
scatterLine.SplineTension = 0.8F

Figire 2: Spline Settings

WinForms RadChartView ScatterLine Spline Settings

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