iOS & macOS Charting Documentation - SciChart iOS & macOS Charts SDK v4.x

Styling and Theming

SciChart ships with 8 stunning themes which you can select and apply to the charts in your application. Most of the components of SciChart are also stylable, so you can truly customize the chart to fit your application.

The 8 built-in themes are shown below. You can also create your own custom theme, or modify ours to meet your needs.

Theme Name Associated theme object Result when Applied
v4 Dark Obj-C: SCIChartThemeV4Dark
Swift: SCIChartTheme.v4Dark
v4 Dark Theme
Expression Light Obj-C: SCIChartThemeExpressionLight
Swift: SCIChartTheme.expressionLight
Expression Light Theme
Expression Dark Obj-C: SCIChartThemeExpressionDark
Swift: SCIChartTheme.expressionDark
Expression Dark Theme
Electric Obj-C: SCIChartThemeElectric
Swift: SCIChartTheme.electric
Electric Theme
Chrome Obj-C: SCIChartThemeChrome
Chrome Theme
Bright Spark Obj-C: SCIChartThemeBrightSpark
Swift: SCIChartTheme.brightSpark
Bright Spark Theme
Black Steel Obj-C: SCIChartThemeBlackSteel
Swift: SCIChartTheme.blackSteel
Black Steel Theme

Applying a Theme to the SciChartSurface

To apply a theme to a SCIChartSurface, simply use the following code. Allowable theme objects are available in the table above:

[SCIThemeManager applyTheme:SCIChartThemeV4Dark toThemeable:self.surface];
SCIThemeManager.applyTheme(.v4Dark, to: self.surface)
SCIThemeManager.ApplyTheme(SCIThemeManager.V4Dark, Surface);

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