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How to show tooltip on Xamarin.Forms Chart axis label click?

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This article explains how to programmatically show the tooltip when tapping on the Xamarin Chart axis label.

You can show the tooltip programmatically with the help of axis LabelClicked event and Show method of ChartTooltipBehavior as per the following code snippet and also you can download the complete sample from this GitHub location.


       <chart:CategoryAxis LabelClicked ="CategoryAxis_LabelClicked" /> 
      <chart:ColumnSeries EnableTooltip="True" ItemsSource="{Binding ColumnData}" XBindingPath="XValue" YBindingPath="YValue" />
    <chart:ChartTooltipBehavior x:Name="tooltip"/>



private void CategoryAxis_LabelClicked(object sender, LabelClickedEventArgs e)
            var datapoints = series.GetDataPoints(e.Position, e.Position, chart.SeriesBounds.Top, chart.SeriesBounds.Bottom);
            if (datapoints.Count > 0)
                ChartModel data = datapoints[0] as ChartModel;
                float xPoint = (float)chart.ValueToPoint(chart.PrimaryAxis, e.Position);
                float yPoint = (float)chart.ValueToPoint(chart.SecondaryAxis, data.YValue);
                tooltip.Show(xPoint, yPoint, true);



Show method is available for Android and iOS platforms only. It will not work for UWP platform.




Show tooltip on Xamarin.Forms Chart axis label click


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