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Side-By-Side Y axis

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84602 Jul 1,2009 09:37 AM Oct 20,2010 03:26 AM Windows Forms 6
Tags: Chart
Paul Wallace
Asked On July 1, 2009 09:37 AM

I have a chart with 4 series, each with their own Y axis - each series is a different measurement. I use the legend tick boxes to show or hide individual series and allow the user to select whether the y axes are SideBySide or Stacked.

I use the LegendItem CheckedChanged event to hide the series' axis when the series is hidden, using the code below:

private void chartControl_LegendItem_CheckedChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
for (int i = 0 ; i < _chart.Legend.Items.Length ; i++)
_chart.Series[i].YAxis.IsVisible = _chart.Legend.Items[i].IsChecked;

However, when a series, and its axis is hidden, a blank area is left, as shown in the attached image.

I have two questions:

1) How can I hide the blank area?
2) Is it possible to adjust how much vertical space (percentage?) is taken by each axis when they are shown SideBySide? Or is it a fixed percentage, i.e. 4 axes = 25% per axis.



Manimala S [Syncfusion]
Replied On July 2, 2009 05:22 AM

Hi Paul,

Thanks for using Essential Chart.

We can set the vertical spacing for the axis using the "RealLength" property of the axis. Here is the Code snippet.

axis.AutoSize = false;
axis.RealLength = ((int)(axis.Range.Delta / axis.Range.Interval) * 25);

And for removing empty space, sorry currently we don't have a direct property to remove the empty space, if any of the axis is removed in multiple axis. But we have a workaround to achieve this with the help of "RealLength" property of the axis.

I have created a sample to demonstrate this. Kindly, get the sample from the following link.


Kindly let me know if it works.


Paul Wallace
Replied On July 2, 2009 08:50 AM

Yes, that helped me do what I wanted.


Palak Jain
Replied On March 18, 2010 10:31 AM

I am doing the same thing. Can I have a look at the sample?


Jaffersathick B [Syncfusion]
Replied On March 24, 2010 02:07 AM

Hi Palak Jain,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. We will have a follow up of for this forum in the Direct Trac incident id #66081.


Dennis Kuhn
Replied On October 19, 2010 04:01 PM

Hello, I have the same Problem, can you please send me your sample?

Vijayabharathi K [Syncfusion]
Replied On October 20, 2010 03:26 AM

Hi Dennis,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

Please find the sample attached, which demonstrate the Multiple Y-axis with legend checkbox quires.

Let me know if you have any other concerns.

Vijayabharathi K



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