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Custom Draw Events

This documents explains how to use the custom draw feature to change the appearance of chart series, series point, crosshair cursor and axis labels.

Expanded Overview

The Chart Control for WinForms introduces the following events allowing you to modify the default drawing settings before the control draws its content.

The following images show the difference between custom drawn charts and those drawn by default. In the custom drawn chart, each legend marker of a series point contains the photo of a person whose sales statistics are shown.

The draw typeThe resulting image
The default draw
The custom series draw

Expanded Examples

For more information about custom draw events use, refer to the following examples.

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