We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse, then you agree to our privacy policy and cookie policy. Image for the cookie policy date
Unfortunately, activation email could not send to your email. Please try again.
Syncfusion Feedback


Overview

The WPF Step Area Chart is similar to the area chart, but it does not use the shortest distance to connect two data points using diagonal lines. Instead, the step area chart uses vertical and horizontal lines to connect the data points in a series forming a step-like progression.

WPF Step Area Chart documentation

WPF Step Area Chart


Key features

WPF Vertical Step Area Chart

Vertical chart

Rotate the step area chart to plot data vertically and view data from a different perspective.

WPF Step Area Chart with Customized Color and Thickness

UI styling

Customize the color and thickness of a step area chart using the built-in APIs to make it visually unique.

WPF Step Area Chart with Data Labels

Data labels

Data labels display information about the data points. It provides the support for customizing the foreground, border, and background in addition to template support to customize the default appearance with the desired view. You can rotate a data label by its given angle.


Code example

<Window x:Class="ChartExample.MainWindow"
        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
        xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
        xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008"
        xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"
        xmlns:local="clr-namespace:ChartExample"
        xmlns:chart="clr-namespace:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.Charts;assembly=Syncfusion.SfChart.WPF"
        mc:Ignorable="d"
        Title="WPF Step Area Chart" Height="450" Width="700">
    
    <!--Setting DataContext-->
    <Window.DataContext>
        <local:ViewModel/>
    </Window.DataContext>
    
    <StackPanel>
        <chart:SfChart Height="300" Width="500">
            <!--Initialize the horizontal axis for the WPF Chart-->
            <chart:SfChart.PrimaryAxis>
                <chart:CategoryAxis />
            </chart:SfChart.PrimaryAxis>

            <!--Initialize the vertical axis for the WPF SfChart-->
            <chart:SfChart.SecondaryAxis>
                <chart:NumericalAxis />
            </chart:SfChart.SecondaryAxis>
           
            <!--Adding Step Area Series to the WPF Chart-->
            <chart:StepAreaSeries 
                    ItemsSource="{Binding Data}" 
                    XBindingPath="Month"
                    YBindingPath="Target">
            </chart:StepAreaSeries>
        </chart:SfChart>
    </StackPanel>
</Window>
public class Model
{
    public string Month { get; set; }

    public double Target { get; set; }

    public Model(string xValue, double yValue)
    {
        Month = xValue;
        Target = yValue;
    }
}

public class ViewModel
{
    public ObservableCollection<Model> Data { get; set; }

    public ViewModel()
    {
        Data = new ObservableCollection<Model>()
        {
            new Model("Jan", 50),
            new Model("Feb", 70),
            new Model("Mar", 65),
            new Model("Apr", 57),
            new Model("May", 48), 
        };
    }
}

Learning resources

Navigate to the GitHub code used to configure the WPF Step Area Chart

WPF Step Area Chart GitHub code

The WPF Step Area Chart configuration code is available in GitHub.

Navigate to the options available in the user guide to customize the WPF Step Area Chart

WPF Step Area Chart User Guide

Learn more about the available options to customize WPF Step Area Charts.

Navigate to the API referencs documentation of the WPF Step Area Chart

WPF Step Area Chart API reference

Explore the WPF Step Area Chart APIs.


100+ WPF CONTROLS

Scroll up icon

Warning Icon You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this and other websites. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or newer for a better experience.Close Icon

Live Chat Icon For mobile
Live Chat Icon