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AxisScaleBreakStyle.MaxNumberOfBreaks Property

Gets or sets the maximum number of scale breaks to be displayed on the chart.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Web.DataVisualization (in System.Web.DataVisualization.dll)

public int MaxNumberOfBreaks { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
An integer value that represents the maximum number of scale breaks to be displayed on the chart.

The Chart is capable of displaying up to five scale breaks.

The following code example demonstrates how to enable and customize a scale break after the Chart control has been added to the design surface.

using System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting

private void AddChartData()
{
   chart1.Series["Series1"].Points.Add(new DataPoint(1, 2));
   chart1.Series["Series1"].Points.Add(new DataPoint(2, 4));
   chart1.Series["Series1"].Points.Add(new DataPoint(3, 400000));
   chart1.Series["Series1"].Points.Add(new DataPoint(4, 3));
}

private void AddScaleBreaks()
{
   // Enable scale breaks.
   chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.Enabled = true;

   // Show scale break if more than 25% of the chart is empty space.
   chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.CollapsibleSpaceThreshold = 25;

   // Set the line width of the scale break.
   chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.LineWidth = 2;

   // Set the color of the scale break.
   chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.LineColor = Color.Red;

   // If all data points are significantly far from zero, the chart will calculate the scale minimum value.
   chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.StartFromZero = StartFromZero.Auto;

   // Set the spacing gap between the lines of the scale break (as a percentage of the Y-axis).
    chart1.ChartAreas["ChartArea1"].AxisY.ScaleBreakStyle.Spacing = 2;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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