ExpertPDF Components: .NET Chart Control

WebChart Chart Titles

Learn how you can manage the titles of the chart.

Chart Titles

ExpertChart control offers the possibility to set 4 titles of the chart (top, bottom, left and right). For each title, you can specify the text, font, color and alignment.

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Source code

    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        if (!IsPostBack)
        {
            WebChart1.DataSource = ExpertChart.Demo.DataSources.GetTestData();
 
            // top title
            WebChart1.Titles.Top.Visible = true;
            WebChart1.Titles.Top.Text = "Chart title";
            WebChart1.Titles.Top.Color = Color.Blue;
            WebChart1.Titles.Top.Font = new Font("Verdana", 12, FontStyle.Bold);
 
            // bottom title
            WebChart1.Titles.Bottom.Visible = true;
            WebChart1.Titles.Bottom.Text = "NOTE: This is the bottom title - red, smaller, italic, right aligned";
            WebChart1.Titles.Bottom.Color = Color.Red;
            WebChart1.Titles.Bottom.Font = new Font("Verdana", 8, FontStyle.Italic);
            WebChart1.Titles.Bottom.Align = ExpertChart.Align.Right;
 
            // left title
            WebChart1.Titles.Left.Visible = true;
            WebChart1.Titles.Left.Text = "Left title can be used as Y axis label";
            WebChart1.Titles.Left.Color = Color.Green;
            WebChart1.Titles.Left.Font = new Font("Verdana", 10);
 
        }
    }
 
    /// <summary>
    /// This method returns a sample DataTable with test data
    /// The tables has the following structure:
    /// - Labels (string)
    /// - Date (DateTime)
    /// - Seller1 (number)
    /// - Seller2 (number)
    /// - Seller3 (number)
    /// </summary>
    public static DataTable GetTestData()
    {
        DataTable dt = new DataTable();
        dt.Columns.Add("Labels", typeof(string));
        dt.Columns.Add("Date", typeof(DateTime));
        dt.Columns.Add("Seller1", typeof(int));
        dt.Columns.Add("Seller2", typeof(int));
        dt.Columns.Add("Seller3", typeof(int));
 
        DataRow row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 1, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "January";
        row["Seller1"] = 100;
        row["Seller2"] = 100;
        row["Seller3"] = 200;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 2, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "February";
        row["Seller1"] = 200;
        row["Seller2"] = 110;
        row["Seller3"] = 170;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 3, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "March";
        row["Seller1"] = 300;
        row["Seller2"] = 140;
        row["Seller3"] = 290;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 4, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "April";
        row["Seller1"] = 100;
        row["Seller2"] = 60;
        row["Seller3"] = 100;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 5, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "May";
        row["Seller1"] = 300;
        row["Seller2"] = 160;
        row["Seller3"] = 120;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 6, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "June";
        row["Seller1"] = 200;
        row["Seller2"] = 120;
        row["Seller3"] = 190;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 7, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "June";
        row["Seller1"] = 200;
        row["Seller2"] = 160;
        row["Seller3"] = 220;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 8, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "August";
        row["Seller1"] = 220;
        row["Seller2"] = 80;
        row["Seller3"] = 120;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 9, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "September";
        row["Seller1"] = 270;
        row["Seller2"] = 200;
        row["Seller3"] = 100;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 10, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "October";
        row["Seller1"] = 300;
        row["Seller2"] = 230;
        row["Seller3"] = 190;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 11, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "November";
        row["Seller1"] = 260;
        row["Seller2"] = 100;
        row["Seller3"] = 200;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        row = dt.NewRow();
        row["Date"] = new DateTime(2006, 12, 1);
        row["Labels"] = "December";
        row["Seller1"] = 320;
        row["Seller2"] = 190;
        row["Seller3"] = 270;
        dt.Rows.Add(row);
 
        return dt;
 
    }

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