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AxisName Enumeration

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

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
XPrimary X-axis.
X2Secondary X-axis.
YPrimary Y-axis.
Y2Secondary 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

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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