Basic Bars

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This web site builds the control from code behind but you could also grab it from the toolbox, this sample also uses a ViewModel to populate the properties of the control(s) in this sample.

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View Model

using CommunityToolkit.Mvvm.ComponentModel;
using LiveChartsCore;
using LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView;

namespace ViewModelsSamples.Bars.Basic;

[ObservableObject]
public partial class ViewModel
{
    public ISeries[] Series { get; set; } =
    {
        new ColumnSeries<double>
        {
            Name = "Mary",
            Values = new double[] { 2, 5, 4 }
        },
        new ColumnSeries<double>
        {
            Name = "Ana",
            Values = new double[] { 3, 1, 6 }
        }
    };

    public Axis[] XAxes { get; set; } =
    {
        new Axis
        {
            Labels = new string[] { "Category 1", "Category 2", "Category 3" },
            LabelsRotation = 15
        }
    };
}

Code Behind

using System.Windows.Forms;
using LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView.WinForms;
using ViewModelsSamples.Bars.Basic;

namespace WinFormsSample.Bars.Basic;

public partial class View : UserControl
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Initializes a new instance of the <see cref="View"/> class.
    /// </summary>
    public View()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
        Size = new System.Drawing.Size(50, 50);

        var viewModel = new ViewModel();

        var cartesianChart = new CartesianChart
        {
            Series = viewModel.Series,
            LegendPosition = LiveChartsCore.Measure.LegendPosition.Right,

            // out of livecharts properties...
            Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 0),
            Size = new System.Drawing.Size(50, 50),
            Anchor = AnchorStyles.Left | AnchorStyles.Right | AnchorStyles.Top | AnchorStyles.Bottom
        };

        Controls.Add(cartesianChart);
    }
}

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