Problem with bar and line series

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  1. jc mag
    jc mag avatar
    106 posts
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    Aug 2005

    Posted 04 Oct 2011 Link to this post

    I'm displaying a bar series and a line series on a same chart, see picture pbChart1bar.png. There are two items with the same X values.

    If I add a second bar series, with the same values as the first one, the items are not aligned anymore, see picture pbChart2bars.png.
    What could be the problem?
  2. Evgenia
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    Posted 06 Oct 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Jc Mag,

    The result you are getting is actually the expected behavior of the Chart control. When you have 2 or more bar series where each of the bars from the first serie has the same XValue as those in the other/others, the Chart plots them stick with one another so that they are pointed by those XValue. However you can control the distance between the bars using the BarOverlapPercent property. I also suggest that you set the LayoutMode property of the XAxis to Inside, so that the corresponding XAxis Label is under the Bar/Bars:

    radChart.PlotArea.XAxis.LayoutMode = Telerik.Charting.Styles.ChartAxisLayoutMode;

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  4. jc mag
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    106 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2005

    Posted 07 Oct 2011 Link to this post

    (see picture attached)
    I don't understand why the blue bar is centered on the date of '24/09/2008'... IMHO, the center of the bars (I mean the point between the black and the blue bars) should be above this date....
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