MS Chart Control - Dotted Line?

I'm using the MS Chart Control to plot some data that I'm reading in from an access database.  The data is plotted in two series on the chart.  The first series is the actual data that I want to see on the chart.  The second series of data is basically a data limit (one repeated number).  

What I'm trying to do is display both series on the same chart, which I can do.  I set up series one as a bar chart, and the other as a line.  It is exactly like I want, however I would like to be able to change the line to a dotted line and perhaps make it "thinner" so that it doesn't stand out as much.

Anyone have any ideas on how to change the chart type from line to a dotted line or somehow modify the line style?

For a line I'm using MSChart1.chartType= VtChChartType2dLine



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jg0069_2002Asked:
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loverman911Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Here are more style types you can use

VtPenStyleDashDit
VtPenStyleDashDitDit
VtPenStyleDashDot
VtPenStyleDashDotDot
VtPenStyleDashed
VtPenStyleDitted
VtPenStyleDotted
VtPenStyleNative
VtPenStyleNull
VtPenStyleSolid

-Bri
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loverman911Commented:
You can do it manually by right-clicking on the graph and select Properties.

- click the tab labeled 'Series Color'
- in the Edge/Line frame you can select your style, width and color

Do you need to know how to do this in code or is this good enough?

I am not sure how to do it in code but id you need it I can try to figure it out.

-Bri
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jg0069_2002Author Commented:
Thanks for the response Bri... But I'm looking do do it through code, because my charts are dynamic and are loaded at runtime.
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loverman911Commented:
try this

MSChart1.Plot.SeriesCollection(1).Pen.Style =VtPenStyleDashed

-Bri
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jg0069_2002Author Commented:
Thanks Bri... It worked Great!!!
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loverman911Commented:
Glad I could help
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