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Hello
I’m working on a WPF app. Everything is OK except that I don’t understand how to render the series above the annotations.
The XAML code is the following:

<s:SciChartSurface Name="sciChartSurface"
                   s:ThemeManager.Theme="SciChartv4Dark"
                   Annotations="{Binding Path=Annotations}"
                   ChartTitle="{Binding Path=GraphTitle}"
                   DataContext="{Binding Path=ChartViewModel,
                   RelativeSource={RelativeSource Mode=FindAncestor, AncestorType={x:Type charts:ChartView}}}"
                   FocusVisualStyle="{x:Null}"
                   Focusable="True"
                   SeriesSource="{Binding Path=Series}"
                   Padding="0 5 8 0">

    <s:SciChartSurface.RenderSurface>
        <s:HighQualityRenderSurface/>
    </s:SciChartSurface.RenderSurface>
    <s:SciChartSurface.ChartModifier>
        <s:ModifierGroup>


         [...]



        </s:ModifierGroup>
    </s:SciChartSurface.ChartModifier>

    <!--  Create an X Axis  -->
    <s:SciChartSurface.XAxis>
        <s:NumericAxis AutoRange="{Binding Path=XAxis.AutoScaling,
                                           Converter={StaticResource BooleanToAutoRangeConverter}}"
                       AxisTitle="{Binding Path=XAxis.AxisTitle}"
                       DrawMajorGridLines="{Binding Path=XAxis.ShowGridLines}"
                       DrawMinorGridLines="False"
                       DrawMinorTicks="True"
                       GrowBy="0, 0.1"
                       AxisBandsFill="#1c1c1e" 
                       VisibleRange="{Binding Path=XAxis.AxisRange,
                                              Mode=TwoWay}"
                       MajorDelta="{Binding XAxis.MajorDelta, Mode=TwoWay}"
                       MinorDelta="{Binding XAxis.MinorDelta, Mode=TwoWay}"
                       AutoTicks="{Binding XAxis.AutoTicks}" 
                       />
    </s:SciChartSurface.XAxis>

    <!--  Create a Y Axis  -->
    <s:SciChartSurface.YAxis>
        <s:NumericAxis AutoRange="{Binding Path=YAxis.AutoScaling,
                                           Converter={StaticResource BooleanToAutoRangeConverter}}"
                       AxisAlignment="Left"
                       AxisTitle="{Binding Path=YAxis.AxisTitle}"
                       DrawMajorGridLines="{Binding Path=YAxis.ShowGridLines}"
                       DrawMinorGridLines="False"
                       DrawMinorTicks="True"
                       GrowBy="0.1, 0.1"
                       IsPrimaryAxis="True"
                       AxisBandsFill="#1c1c1e" 
                       VisibleRange="{Binding Path=YAxis.AxisRange,
                                              Mode=TwoWay}"
                       MajorDelta="{Binding YAxis.MajorDelta, Mode=TwoWay}"
                       MinorDelta="{Binding YAxis.MinorDelta, Mode=TwoWay}"
                       AutoTicks="{Binding YAxis.AutoTicks}"
                       />
    </s:SciChartSurface.YAxis>
</s:SciChartSurface>

Edit: this is the code that creates the horizontal annotation:

 /// <summary>
    /// Creates a chart annotation
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="a"></param>
    /// <returns></returns>
    private AnnotationBase CreateChartAnnotation(Annotation a)
    {
        HorizontalLineAnnotation annotation;

        //not used??
        //ColorToBrushConverter brushConverter = new ColorToBrushConverter();

        annotation = new HorizontalLineAnnotation() { Y1 = a.ThresholdValue.Value };
        annotation.Stroke = new SolidColorBrush((Color)ColorConverter.ConvertFromString(a.Stroke));
        annotation.HorizontalAlignment = System.Windows.HorizontalAlignment.Stretch;
        annotation.IsEditable = false;
        annotation.LabelTextFormatting = string.Format("{0} 0.0", a.Label);
        annotation.StrokeThickness = 2;
        annotation.LabelPlacement = LabelPlacement.Axis;
        annotation.ShowLabel = a.ShowLabel;
        if (a.DashArray != null)
        {
            annotation.StrokeDashArray = new DoubleCollection(a.DashArray);
        }


        return annotation;
    }

I tried to set AnnotationCanvas.BelowChart but the behaviour is very strange: the horizontal annotation line is no more continuous
I attached two jpegs

Regards
Gianpaolo

Version
4.2.5.10565
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Hi there,

Thank you for your question. This is correct behavior. Unfortunately, SciChart doesn’t allow placing annotations above grid lines but below RenderableSeries. There is no way to workaround this.

What I can suggest is to set DrawMajorBands = false for the axis.

Best regards,
Taras B.
SciChart Developer

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