AxisName Enumeration
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AxisName Enumeration

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Specifies the name of an axis.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization (in System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.dll)

public enum AxisName

Member nameDescription
X

Primary X-axis.

X2

Secondary X-axis.

Y

Primary Y-axis.

Y2

Secondary Y-axis.

The AxisName enumeration represents the four different axes that can be used for a chart.

Bar and stacked bar charts have their axes rotated 90 degrees clockwise. For example, the primary X-axis for these two charts is the left-vertical axis.

For all charts except bar, stacked bar, pie and doughnut charts, the primary and secondary axes are as follows:

Axis Type

Description

Primary X-Axis

Bottom horizontal axis.

Secondary X-Axis

Top horizontal axis.

Primary Y-Axis

Left vertical axis.

Secondary Y-Axis

Right vertical axis.

Bar and stacked bar charts have their axes rotated 90 degrees clockwise. For example, the primary X-axis for these two charts is the left-vertical axis.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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