BackGradientStyle Property

ChartArea.BackGradientStyle Property

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Gets or sets the orientation for the background gradient of a chart area, and also determines whether or not a gradient is used.

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

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public GradientStyle BackGradientStyle { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting.GradientStyle

A GradientStyle enumeration that specifies the orientation for the background gradient of a chart area and determines whether a gradient is used. The default value is None.

Use the BackGradientStyle property to determine whether a chart area will display a gradient, and to determine the orientation of the gradient if one is used.

For a listing of available patterns, refer to the GradientStyle enumeration.

To use gradient colors:

  • Set the primary color of the chart area background with the BackColor property.

  • Set the secondary color of the chart area background with the BackSecondaryColor property.

  • Set this BackGradientStyle property to the desired gradient style.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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