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Styling Chart Elements

This article is obsolete. The Chart item is now superseded by the more advanced Graph item. The Graph item is most often used for building powerful OLAP/Pivot charts.

The Chart offers a set of properties to modify the look and feel of its elements. See those elements marked on the image below consider the table showing where their customization properties are located in the chart properties grid.

Rad Chart Elements

 

 

Element

Properties

  • Elements -> Legend -> Appearance
  • Elements -> Legend -> TextBlock
  • PlotArea -> YAxis -> AxisLabel
  • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance -> MajorTick
  • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance -> MajorGridLines
  • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance -> LabelAppearance
  • PlotArea -> XAxis -> AxisLabel
  • PlotArea -> XAxis -> Appearance -> LabelAppearance
  • Data -> Series -> [series name] -> Appearance -> Appearance
  • Elements -> PlotArea -> Appearance
  • a. Chart Title

    • Elements -> ChartTitle -> Appearance
    • Elements -> ChartTitle -> TextBlock

    b. Legend

    c. Legend TextBlock (Legend Title)

    d. Y Axis
    • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance

    e. Y Axis Label (Axis Title)

    f. Y Axis Major Tick

    g. Y Axis Major GridLine

    h. Y Axis Minor Tick

    • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance -> MinorTicк

    i. Y Axis Minor GridLine

    • PlotArea -> YAxis -> Appearance -> MinorGridLines

    j. Y Axis Label (Digit)

    k. X Axis

    • PlotArea -> XAxis -> Appearance

    l. X Axis Label (Axis Title)

    m. X Axis Major Tick

    • PlotArea -> XAxis -> Appearance -> MajorTick

    n. X Axis Major GridLine

    • PlotArea -> XAxis -> Appearance -> MajorGridLines

    o. X Axis Label (Digit)

    p. Series 1

    • Data -> Series -> [series name] -> Appearance -> Appearance

    q. Series 2

    r. Series Item Label

    • Data -> Series -> [series name] -> Appearance -> Appearance -> TextAppearance

    s. PlotArea

    Common Appearance Properties

     

    All chart elements have common appearance settings, which are:

    • Border – border width, color and style
    • Corners – corner style and size
    • Dimensions – width, height, margin, padding
    • FillStyle – background color, image and gradients
    • Position
    • Shadow – color, distance and position
    • Visible – true or false

     

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