Using axis ranges to place labels at arbitrary values or dates

Type tutorial

Axes of various types follow their own logic when they choose where to place its grid and labels. However, sometimes you need to place those labels at precisely value X, or on date Y. That’s where axis ranges might come in handy, which is the focus of this tutorial. Prerequisites Just to refresh your memory […]

Getting data items within cursor selection

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how we can grab data items that fall within the selection of a cursor on a scatter (XYChart) chart. Setup Our chart setup will use a ValueAxis as its Y-axis, and a DateAxis for its X-axis, just so we can look at how we can extract selection boundaries for both types […]

Handling bullet masking

Type tutorial

This tutorial is a collection of techniques that can be used to tackle various approaches to masking of bullets on an XY chart. Default behavior By default, an XY chart will contain all plots, including bullets within its plot area. This means that if bullets extent beyond plot area edge, they’ll be cut off. Unmasking […]

Location of items on date axis and date-based series

Type tutorial

This combined tutorial examines at possible positioning of axis elements like grid, labels, and ticks as well as series data items in an XY chart scenario with a date axis and date-based data. Intro Location of axis elements (grid, labels, ticks) is determined by location and multiLocation settings. For a simplified explanation about those, visit […]

Aligning axis range labels

Type tutorial

Labels of an axis range are shown on the axis itself by default. This demo shows how we can put them on the opposite side of the plot area, or within it. Labels on opposite side To achieve the required result, we’ll need these steps: Set label’s inside: true so that it is drawn inside […]