FSzymanski Posted November 30, 2011 Report Share Posted November 30, 2011 Hello, I'm trying to build a chart using data from my database with dates on the x axis. This data may not match up to the current date, so I was attempting to change the format of the x axis labels from the month with an indication of a change in month (e.g. "January `11") to have the format MM-yyyy. Below is a snippet of setup code that I used: chart1.AxisX.LabelsFormat.Format = AxisFormat.LongDate; chart1.AxisX.LabelsFormat.CustomFormat = "MM-yyyy"; chart1.AxisX.DataFormat.Format = AxisFormat.LongDate; chart1.AxisX.DataFormat.CustomFormat = "MM-dd-yyyy"; chart1.DataSource = ds.Tables; chart1.AxisX.AutoScale = false; chart1.View3D.Enabled = true; chart1.View3D.Cluster = true; chart1.AllSeries.Border.BetweenSegments = true; chart1.AllSeries.Border.Width = 3; When I run the simple app with these settings, I first get a chart that has labels for every other month with the correct format. As I increase the size of the chart, there comes a point where the label switch to the default long date text containing just the month name. If I continue to increase the size of the display, I reach another point where I have multiple labels for the same month. If I add a line setting the X Axis step to 30, then the formatting that I setup is ignored completely and the LongDate formatting is always used. Any help in resolving this would be appreciated. ~Frank Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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