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axisDefaults.labels Object

The axis labels configuration.

axisDefaults.labels.font String (default: "12px Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif")

The font style of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.format String (default: "{0}")

The format used to display the labels. Uses kendo.format. Contains one placeholder ("{0}") which represents the category value.

axisDefaults.labels.margin Number |Object (default: 0)

The margin of the labels. A numeric value will set all margins.

axisDefaults.labels.margin.bottom Number (default: 0)

The bottom margin of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.margin.left Number (default: 0)

The left margin of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.margin.right Number (default: 0)

The right margin of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.margin.top Number (default: 0)

The top margin of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.mirror Boolean (default: false)

If set to true the chart will mirror the axis labels and ticks. If the labels are normally on the left side of the axis, mirroring the axis will render them to the right.

axisDefaults.labels.padding Object |Number (default: 0)

The padding of the labels. A numeric value will set all paddings.

axisDefaults.labels.padding.bottom Number (default: 0)

The bottom padding of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.padding.left Number (default: 0)

The left padding of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.padding.right Number (default: 0)

The right padding of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.padding.top Number (default: 0)

The top padding of the labels.

axisDefaults.labels.rotation Number |String |Object (default: 0)

The rotation angle of the labels. By default the labels are not rotated. Can be set to "auto" if the axis is horizontal in which case the labels will be rotated only if the slot size is not sufficient for the entire labels.

axisDefaults.labels.rotation.align String (default: "end")

The alignment of the rotated labels relative to the slot center. The supported values are "end" and "center". By default the closest end of the label will be aligned to the center. If set to "center", the center of the rotated label will be aligned instead.

axisDefaults.labels.rotation.angle Number |String (default: 0)

The rotation angle of the labels. By default the labels are not rotated. Can be set to "auto" if the axis is horizontal in which case the labels will be rotated only if the slot size is not sufficient for the entire labels.

axisDefaults.labels.skip Number (default: 0)

The number of labels to skip. By default no labels are skipped.

axisDefaults.labels.step Number (default: 1)

The label rendering step - render every n-th label. By default every label is rendered.

axisDefaults.labels.template String |Function

The template which renders the labels.

The fields which can be used in the template are:

  • value - the category value
  • dataItem - the data item, in case a field has been specified. If the category does not have a corresponding item in the data then an empty object will be passed.
  • format - the default format of the label
  • culture - the default culture (if set) on the label

The text can be split into multiple lines by using line feed characters ("\n").

axisDefaults.labels.visible Boolean (default: true)

If set to true the chart will display the axis labels. By default the axis labels are visible.

axisDefaults.labels.visual Function

A function that can be used to create a custom visual for the labels. The available argument fields are:

  • createVisual - a function that can be used to get the default visual.
  • culture - the default culture (if set) on the label
  • dataItem - the data item, in case a field has been specified
  • format - the default format of the label
  • options - the label options.
  • rect - the kendo.geometry.Rect that defines where the visual should be rendered.
  • sender - the chart instance (may be undefined).
  • text - the label text.
  • value - the category value
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