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.

sample image

View model

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

namespace ViewModelsSamples.Events.AddPointOnClick;

public partial class ViewModel : ObservableObject
    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; }


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<ContentPage xmlns=""
        Series="{Binding SeriesCollection}"

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;

public partial class View : ContentPage
    public View()

    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.
        var dataCoordinates = chart.ScalePixelsToData(new LvcPointD(e.Location.X, e.Location.Y));

        // finally add the new point to the data in our chart.
        viewModel?.Data.Add(new ObservablePoint(dataCoordinates.X, dataCoordinates.Y));

        // You can also get all the points or visual elements in a given location.
        var points = chart.GetPointsAt(new LvcPoint((float)e.Location.X, (float)e.Location.Y));
        var visuals = chart.GetVisualsAt(new LvcPoint((float)e.Location.X, (float)e.Location.Y));