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How to comparison between line series and fast line series in WPF Chart (SfChart)?

Platform: WPF |
Control: SfChart |
Published Date: April 6, 2016 |
Last Revised Date: July 2, 2021

The following table illustrates the comparison between line series and fast line series.



Line series

Fast line series


Rendered as a set of line shapes.

Each line connects two data points, we will have (n-1) no of line shapes for ‘n’ no of points.


Rendered using polyline shape. 

All points are plotted as a single polyline.


Recommended for minimal set of data points and low performance requirement.


Recommended for high performance requirements like 50k or more data points.

Tooltip behavior

Tooltip is displayed by hovering the cursor anywhere on the segment. If you move on the line segment, the first half display the start value and second half display the end value of the line segment.


Tooltip will be displayed only by hovering the cursor at the data points, not in the intermediate line.


Highly customizable

Limited customization

Miscellaneous features

Segment dragging


Not available

Series dragging


Not available

Custom template


Not available

Line customization (StrokeDashedArray, StrokeDashCap, StrokeDashOffset, StrokeLineJoin)

It can be achieved by applying custom template


Series palette


Not available

Chart palette


Not available



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