ChartDirector 6.2 (.NET Edition)

FinanceChart.setDateLabelFormat


Usage

[C#] public void setDateLabelFormat(string yearFormat, string firstMonthFormat, string otherMonthFormat, string firstDayFormat, string otherDayFormat, string firstHourFormat, string otherHourFormat);
[VB] Public Sub setDateLabelFormat(yearFormat As String, firstMonthFormat As String, otherMonthFormat As String, firstDayFormat As String, otherDayFormat As String, firstHourFormat As String, otherHourFormat As String)

Description

Sets the date/time formats to use for the x-axis labels under various cases.

See Parameter Substitution and Formatting on the syntax of ChartDirector format strings.

Arguments

ArgumentDefaultDescription
yearFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with yearly ticks. The default is "{value|yyyy}".
firstMonthFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with monthly ticks. This parameter applies to the first available month of a year (usually January) only, so it can be formatted differently from the other labels. The default is "<*font=bold*>{value|mmm yy}".
otherMonthFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with monthly ticks. This parameter applies to months other than the first available month of a year. The default is "{value|mmm}".
firstDayFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with daily ticks. This parameter applies to the first available day of a month only, so it can be formatted differently from the other labels. The default is "<*font=bold*>{value|d mmm}".
otherDayFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with daily ticks. This parameter applies to days other than the first available day of a month. The default is "{value|d}".
firstHourFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with hourly resolution. This parameter applies to the first tick of a day only, so it can be formatted differently from the other labels. The default is "<*font=bold*>{value|d mmm<*br*>h:nna}".
otherHourFormat(Mandatory)The format for displaying labels on an axis with hourly resolution. This parameter applies to ticks at hourly boundaries, except the first tick of a day. The default is "{value|h:nna}".

Return Value

None