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by blakeadkins
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: 3D Chart Maintain Aspect Ratio
Replies: 1
Views: 5392

3D Chart Maintain Aspect Ratio

Is there an easy way to get a 3D chart to maintain the ratio of the window. i.e. set dimensions to window size and then have the dimensions and/or zoom auto adjust when window size is changed?
by blakeadkins
Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Spectrum 3D don't show unfilled data
Replies: 1
Views: 5351

Spectrum 3D don't show unfilled data

On the Spectrum 3D example in the Demo application, I'm trying to duplicate some of this behavior. I'm wondering if there is a way to not show/render an area that hasn't been filled yet. So the area marked by red in the image below would not render. spectrum3D.png I tried changing the range of z, bu...
by blakeadkins
Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: SurfaceMesh in LegendBox Options
Replies: 1
Views: 5769

SurfaceMesh in LegendBox Options

I want to show some "Ribbons" in the legendbox, but because there is no gradient I don't need the full scale surface gradient to show in the legend box. I'd like to just show the same way as an XY series. Is this possible? Currently I'm adjusted the "ScaleSizeDim1" and "ScaleSizeDim2", but I still g...
by blakeadkins
Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

More information... I ran the WPF Demo App again today on my Virtual Machine and I used Snoop (https://snoopwpf.codeplex.com/) to dive into the LightningChartProperties. The ChartRenderOptions.DeviceType was set for Auto. In snoop, I changed the property to 'Software Only' and then the chart rendere...
by blakeadkins
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

I also setup a Windows 7 virtual Machine without a hardware driver. When I run the WPF Demo program, the charts do show up blank. There is no hardware device, but I thought it would fall back to software rendering. I also took a screenshot of the GPU info. I'm going to try adding a hardware device t...
by blakeadkins
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

I'll have my guy check the dll date; but when running the Demo program, no matter what "chart" we clicked on it always showed up blank and the Active GPU was blank. We weren't getting any errors.
by blakeadkins
Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

We checked our files and also made sure AntiVirus wasn't removing anything. But even after we installed Lightning Chart demo program, the demo program wasn't showing charts either.
by blakeadkins
Tue Sep 01, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

I checked the registry and didn't find either of those registry tags in there. Are there any other places they might be?
by blakeadkins
Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Re: Blank Charts - Handling

I'll give that a try. We also had a system where we had charts show up blank and then we installed your Demo program and all of the charts in that program showed up blank. And in the Demo Application, the Active GPU was showing up blank for all charts as well. Doesn't the 'auto' switch to software r...
by blakeadkins
Mon Aug 31, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Blank Charts - Handling
Replies: 11
Views: 28538

Blank Charts - Handling

Is there a way to determine if a chart is blank and not rendering (error from chart, property on LightningChart object, etc)? We've had some customers that have released versions where the charts show up blank. We've fixed the issues by upgrading drivers or disabling certain drivers, but I'm wonderi...
by blakeadkins
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Normal parallel Coordinates in WPF using MVVM pattern
Replies: 8
Views: 13536

Re: Normal parallel Coordinates in WPF using MVVM pattern

I am now able to create the parallel co-ordinates in my application. Thank you very much for the replies. Do we we have to manually do scale to y axis ? or is there any automatic scaling function available? Thank you One of the best examples I've seen that shows axis scaling is the Signal Reader in...
by blakeadkins
Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Band Width Small - Hard to Grab
Replies: 1
Views: 4186

Band Width Small - Hard to Grab

I have a situation where a band can be re-sized by the user and can end up being 1 pixel wide. When this happens I disable the border re-size and only allow re-sizing using the chart event markers. However, when trying to move the band it's difficult to grab the band because the band is only 1 pixel...
by blakeadkins
Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Normal parallel Coordinates in WPF using MVVM pattern
Replies: 8
Views: 13536

Re: Normal parallel Coordinates in WPF using MVVM pattern

The demo application with Visual Studio projects is available on the hard drive and Windows Start Menu after you install our SDK. Please see this: http://www.arction.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=514 Hello ArctionPasi, I installed Arction and everything is ok. As per your manual, I also added that...
by blakeadkins
Fri Jun 19, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: LightningChart Feature Requests
Topic: LegendBox Wrapping
Replies: 0
Views: 10769

LegendBox Wrapping

I noticed when I have the LegendBox Layout is set to VerticalColumnSpan or HorizontalRowSpan that it uses the total graph height/width respectively to set the height for the legend box. Then it wraps if it can't fit it. However, if you re-position the legendbox, it will then render off the chart bec...
by blakeadkins
Mon Jun 08, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Annotation Size Incorrect With High Font Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 7596

Re: Annotation Size Incorrect With High Font Quality

Awesome; thanks for the quick fix!
by blakeadkins
Thu May 28, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Annotation Size Incorrect With High Font Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 7596

Annotation Size Incorrect With High Font Quality

I noticed that when I have the FontRenderingQuality set to high: "Chart.ChartRenderOptions.FontsQuality = FontsRenderingQuality.High;", that an annotaton auto size is not working correctly. I have screen shots of the same multiline font with the setting set to high and to mid. Mid works correctly.
by blakeadkins
Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Redraw After Font Change
Replies: 5
Views: 12846

Re: Redraw After Font Change

Thanks Pasi!

Do you have an estimate on time when the next assembly will be coming?
by blakeadkins
Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Redraw After Font Change
Replies: 5
Views: 12846

Redraw After Font Change

I'm having an issue with the Axes Title when I change the font size; the containing "rectangle" is not recalculated when binding. I believe this was fixed for annotations, but I'm seeing this on Chart title as well. Is there a way to force a redraw? I've tried FullRepaint, but that doesn't do it. I'...
by blakeadkins
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Newline characters in legend box
Replies: 1
Views: 3892

Newline characters in legend box

I noticed that in the legendbox newline characters don't adjust the spacing in the legend box. It looks like spacing is determined pre-render and isn't adjusted for newline characters.
by blakeadkins
Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: LegendBox Fonts
Replies: 3
Views: 4749

Re: LegendBox Fonts

I want to be able to for example make Trace1 text be slightly larger than the rest and set it bold.
Then I want to make Trace2 - Trace4 normal font size, but italicize Trace4 and change the font family.

That's just one example, but that's the type of customization I'd like to do.
by blakeadkins
Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: LegendBox Fonts
Replies: 3
Views: 4749

LegendBox Fonts

Future feature request:

Would it be possible to make it so that each item in the LegendBox can have a unique font rather than the LegendBox default font?
by blakeadkins
Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Fuzzy graphics with high DPI
Replies: 6
Views: 12196

Re: Fuzzy graphics with high DPI

Is there a fix in the future for this issue?

The fuzziness is really noticeable on tablet devices with high DPI; graph is fuzzy and text gets cut off.
by blakeadkins
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Highlight Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 3385

Highlight Issue

I'm having an issue with series highlight. Occasionally when I mouse over a highlight, the trace will highlight but then if I quickly leave the chart the trace will stay highlighted. I even have code in the leave event to go through all traces and the remove the highlight, but the trace stays highli...
by blakeadkins
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Start Zoom off of graph area
Replies: 1
Views: 3582

Start Zoom off of graph area

Is there anyway to make it so I can start a rectangle zoom off of the chart area (i.e. the margin area)?
by blakeadkins
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: LegendBox Customization
Replies: 3
Views: 5907

Re: LegendBox Customization

Is it possible that the LegendBox will eventually be made into a FrameworkElement so that i can be more easily manipulated and customized?
by blakeadkins
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: LegendBox Customization
Replies: 3
Views: 5907

LegendBox Customization

I'm showing a lot of channels (128) on 1 chart and the Legend Box covers a big portion of the chart. I'd like the legend to be accessible quickly if I need it. Is there a way to pin it or something like that and show when I hover over that? If not can this be added as a feature request?
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by blakeadkins
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Memory Cleanup Question
Replies: 2
Views: 4089

Re: Memory Cleanup Question

Thank you; that clears it up!
by blakeadkins
Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Memory Cleanup Question
Replies: 2
Views: 4089

Memory Cleanup Question

If there are events that are on the chart, but I call dispose on the chart, does the chart actually get garbage collected or do I need to remove the event handler?

Same if I have event handlers on items such as bands; do I need to remove the event handlers for them as well?
by blakeadkins
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: WPF Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 3374

WPF Questions

I have a couple questions on the WPF rendering. 1) If I'm binding several properties on a chart, do I need to call BeginUpdate before any property change? If I don't call BeginUpdate, so LightningCharts do a complete refresh of the chart? 2) If chart is not visible (i.e. on a window in the backgroun...
by blakeadkins
Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Resize Axis area using mouse
Replies: 1
Views: 3895

Resize Axis area using mouse

Is there a way to resize the graph area inside the chart margins using the mouse?

For instance, if I have a ViewXY plot area and I put the mouse over the top left corner of the ViewXY, I can drag it to change the size (similar to Thumb event)? I'm assuming auto adjust margins needs to be false
by blakeadkins
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Clip in PointLineSeries3D
Replies: 1
Views: 4804

Clip in PointLineSeries3D

Is there a way to do clipping in PointLineSeries3D? I believe this is possible on a ViewXY. I've attached an example of a pointlineseries with difference colored regions, but because it is one pointlineseries there are connections between each colored region. I'd like to remove/not show those connec...
by blakeadkins
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: SurfaceMeshSeries3D : Append Data
Replies: 1
Views: 4488

SurfaceMeshSeries3D : Append Data

Is is possible to append data to the beginning or the end of the SurfaceMeshSeries3D data set?

Example: I want to add a SurfacePoint[] array to the end of SurfacePoint[,].
by blakeadkins
Wed May 28, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Surface Mesh 3D Question
Replies: 6
Views: 11738

Re: Surface Mesh 3D Question

That is excellent; thank you for the example.

One quick followup question; I notice that you have to add one extra point on the end to "complete the ring". The example still seems to work by taking that extra point out. Does having that extra point ensure that the gradient works properly?
by blakeadkins
Fri May 23, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Surface Mesh 3D Question
Replies: 6
Views: 11738

Re: Surface Mesh 3D Question

How I create the Surface Mesh? The way I'm creating the image above is by using a PointLineSeries3D. I start at angle 0 degrees and sweep until 359. Then I step down in the z direction and sweep the other direction. This is repeated the whole way down. I'm confused as to how to convert that to a sur...
by blakeadkins
Fri May 23, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Surface Mesh 3D Question
Replies: 6
Views: 11738

Surface Mesh 3D Question

Currently I'm generating some tubes in 3D and then trying to show differences between the ideal and a measured one. You can see an example attached. http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t242/blakeadkins/3dSurface_zpscbc4b450.png I'm curious if I can use Surface Mesh 3D for this. I want to define the i...
by blakeadkins
Fri May 02, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Y-Axis on Right Side
Replies: 2
Views: 5742

Y-Axis on Right Side

Is there a way to move the Y-Axis on a ViewXY to the right side? I see there's a YAxisPosition setting, but I'm not sure where to set it.
by blakeadkins
Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Chart Units Change
Replies: 1
Views: 4830

Chart Units Change

I have an xy plot with dimensions in millimeters; is there a way to change the axis to display inches without converting the whole series array to inches, meters, etc?
by blakeadkins
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Show Deviations (with Color?)
Replies: 1
Views: 5416

Show Deviations (with Color?)

I have a cross section of a 3D scan and I have ideal points and the measured points and I'm trying to graphically show the deviation from ideal (within certain tolerance, green/ medium tolerance, yellow/ outside tolerance, red). I've seen on the forum that using a PointLineSeries to show different c...
by blakeadkins
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: View 3D: Shifting Axis Location
Replies: 2
Views: 6087

View 3D: Shifting Axis Location

I'm working with a View 3D graph and I basically have a 3D and I'm wondering if it is possible to put the position of the Y axis in the middle of the tube. I tried shifting all my data points, but then the graph doesn't rotate right.
by blakeadkins
Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Convert Screen Coordinates to Axis Values: View3D
Replies: 6
Views: 14681

Re: Convert Screen Coordinates to Axis Values: View3D

Is there a way to always grab the closest point to the viewer?
by blakeadkins
Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: LightningChart Ultimate WPF
Topic: Convert Screen Coordinates to Axis Values: View3D
Replies: 6
Views: 14681

Convert Screen Coordinates to Axis Values: View3D

I'm using View3D PointLineSeries3D and I'd like to get the x,y, z values under the mouse, not the screen coordinates.

I saw the example for ViewXY, but that doesn't seem work for the View3D.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!