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Spread WPF Documentation / Developer's Guide / Working with Charts / Understanding Charts / Chart Title
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    Chart Title
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    The chart title is a separate area used to display the title of the chart. You can set the font, background color, foreground color, and border for the chart title.

    An example of custom chart title

    Using Code

    The following example sets the font, background color, foreground color, and border for the chart title.

    1. Add values using the SpreadDataSeries class.
    2. Create a chart with the SpreadChart class.
    3. Set the chart title properties using the ChartTitle class.
    4. Add the chart.
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    private double strokeThickness;
    private Brush stroke;
    private Brush fillBrush;
    private double chartFontSize;
    private double axisFontSize;
    private FontFamily fontFamily;
    private FontStyle fontStyle;
    private FontWeight fontWeight;
    private FontStretch fontStretch;
    private Brush foreground;
    
    // Add to Form load event
    strokeThickness = 2;
    stroke = new SolidColorBrush(Colors.Green);
    fillBrush = new SolidColorBrush(Colors.Red);
    foreground = new SolidColorBrush(Colors.Blue);
    chartFontSize = 25;
    axisFontSize = 25;
    fontFamily = new FontFamily("Arial Narrow");
    fontStyle = FontStyles.Italic;
    fontWeight = FontWeights.Bold;
    fontStretch = FontStretches.ExtraExpanded;
    
    GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadDataSeries aseries = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadDataSeries();
    aseries.Name = "1234";
    aseries.Values.Add(2);
    aseries.Values.Add(4);
    aseries.Values.Add(3);
    aseries.Values.Add(5);
    aseries.Fill = new SolidColorBrush(System.Windows.Media.Colors.Red);
    aseries.ChartType = GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadChartType.ColumnStacked;
    aseries.DataLabelSettings = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.DataLabelSettings() { ShowValue = true, ShowBubbleSize = true };
    aseries.DataLabelStyle.Fill = new SolidColorBrush(System.Windows.Media.Colors.Green);
    GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadChart chart = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadChart();
    chart.DataSeries.Add(aseries);
    chart.Name = "name1";
    chart.ChartTitle = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.ChartTitle();
    chart.ChartTitle.Text = "-1234";
    //stroke
    chart.ChartTitle.StrokeDashType = GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.StrokeDashType.LongDashDotDot;
    chart.ChartTitle.StrokeThickness = strokeThickness;
    chart.ChartTitle.Stroke = stroke;
    //fill
    chart.ChartTitle.Fill = fillBrush;
    //font
    chart.ChartTitle.FontSize = chartFontSize;
    chart.ChartTitle.FontFamily = FontFamily;
    chart.ChartTitle.FontStyle = fontStyle;
    chart.ChartTitle.FontWeight = fontWeight;
    chart.ChartTitle.FontStretch = fontStretch;
    chart.ChartTitle.Foreground = foreground;
    
    gcSpreadSheet1.ActiveSheet.Charts.Add(chart);
    
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    Private strokeThickness As Double
    Private stroke As Brush
    Private fillBrush As Brush
    Private chartFontSize As Double
    Private axisFontSize As Double
    Private fontFamily As FontFamily
    Private fontStyle As FontStyle
    Private fontWeight As FontWeight
    Private fontStretch As FontStretch
    Private foreground As Brush
    
    ' Add to Form load event
    strokeThickness = 2
    stroke = New SolidColorBrush(Colors.Green)
    fillBrush = New SolidColorBrush(Colors.Red)
    foreground = New SolidColorBrush(Colors.Blue)
    chartFontSize = 25
    axisFontSize = 25
    fontFamily = New FontFamily("Arial Narrow")
    fontStyle = FontStyles.Italic
    fontWeight = FontWeights.Bold
    fontStretch = FontStretches.ExtraExpanded
    
    Dim aseries As New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadDataSeries()
    aseries.Name = "1234"
    aseries.Values.Add(2)
    aseries.Values.Add(4)
    aseries.Values.Add(3)
    aseries.Values.Add(5)
    aseries.Fill = New SolidColorBrush(System.Windows.Media.Colors.Red)
    aseries.ChartType = GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadChartType.ColumnStacked
    aseries.DataLabelSettings = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.DataLabelSettings() With {.ShowValue = True, .ShowBubbleSize = True}
    aseries.DataLabelStyle.Fill = New SolidColorBrush(System.Windows.Media.Colors.Green)
    Dim chart As New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.SpreadChart()
    chart.DataSeries.Add(aseries)
    chart.Name = "name1"
    chart.ChartTitle = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.ChartTitle()
    chart.ChartTitle.Text = "-1234"
    'stroke
    chart.ChartTitle.StrokeDashType = GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.StrokeDashType.LongDashDotDot
    chart.ChartTitle.StrokeThickness = strokeThickness
    chart.ChartTitle.Stroke = stroke
    'fill
    chart.ChartTitle.Fill = fillBrush
    'font
    chart.ChartTitle.FontSize = chartFontSize
    chart.ChartTitle.FontFamily = fontFamily
    chart.ChartTitle.FontStyle = fontStyle
    chart.ChartTitle.FontWeight = fontWeight
    chart.ChartTitle.FontStretch = fontStretch
    chart.ChartTitle.Foreground = foreground
    
    GcSpreadSheet1.ActiveSheet.Charts.Add(chart)
    
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