Add Point On Click

The [ObservableObject], [ObservableProperty] and [ICommand] attributes come from the CommunityToolkit.Mvvm package, you can read more about it here.

This web site wraps every sample using a ContentPage instance, but LiveCharts controls can be used inside any container.

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View model

using System.Collections.ObjectModel;
using CommunityToolkit.Mvvm.ComponentModel;
using LiveChartsCore;
using LiveChartsCore.Defaults;
using LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView;

namespace ViewModelsSamples.Events.AddPointOnClick;

[ObservableObject]
public partial class ViewModel
{
    public ViewModel()
    {
        var data = new ObservableCollection<ObservablePoint>
        {
            new(0, 5),
            new(3, 8),
            new(7, 9)
        };

        Data = data;

        SeriesCollection = new ISeries[]
        {
            new LineSeries<ObservablePoint>
            {
                Values = data,
                Fill = null,
                DataPadding = new LiveChartsCore.Drawing.LvcPoint(5, 5)
            }
        };
    }

    public ObservableCollection<ObservablePoint> Data { get; set; }

    public ISeries[] SeriesCollection { get; set; }
}

XAML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<ContentPage xmlns="http://xamarin.com/schemas/2014/forms"
             xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2009/xaml"
             x:Class="XamarinSample.Events.AddPointOnClick.View"
             xmlns:lvc="clr-namespace:LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView.Xamarin.Forms;assembly=LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView.XamarinForms"
             xmlns:vms="clr-namespace:ViewModelsSamples.Events.AddPointOnClick;assembly=ViewModelsSamples">
    <ContentPage.BindingContext>
        <vms:ViewModel/>
    </ContentPage.BindingContext>
    <lvc:CartesianChart
        x:Name="chart"
        Series="{Binding SeriesCollection}"
        Touched="Chart_Touched"
        TooltipPosition="Hidden">
    </lvc:CartesianChart>
</ContentPage>

View code behind

using LiveChartsCore.Defaults;
using LiveChartsCore.Drawing;
using LiveChartsCore.SkiaSharpView.Xamarin.Forms;
using ViewModelsSamples.Events.AddPointOnClick;
using Xamarin.Forms;
using Xamarin.Forms.Xaml;

namespace XamarinSample.Events.AddPointOnClick;

[XamlCompilation(XamlCompilationOptions.Compile)]
public partial class View : ContentPage
{
    public View()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
    }

    private void Chart_Touched(object sender, SkiaSharp.Views.Forms.SKTouchEventArgs e)
    {
        var chart = (CartesianChart)FindByName("chart");

        var viewModel = (ViewModel)BindingContext;

        // scales the UI coordinates to the corresponding data in the chart.
        // ScaleUIPoint returns an array of double
        var scaledPoint = chart.ScaleUIPoint(new LvcPoint(e.Location.X, e.Location.Y));

        // where the X coordinate is in the first position
        var x = scaledPoint[0];

        // and the Y coordinate in the second position
        var y = scaledPoint[1];

        // finally add the new point to the data in our chart.
        viewModel.Data.Add(new ObservablePoint(x, y));
    }
}