categoryAxis.majorGridLines Object

The configuration of the major grid lines. These are the lines that are an extension of the major ticks through the body of the chart.

Example - configure the category axis major grid lines

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      width: 3,
      color: "green"
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.color String (default: "black")

The color of the major grid lines. Accepts a valid CSS color string, including hex and rgb.

Example - set the category axis major grid line color as a hex string

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: {
    majorGridLines: {
      color: "#aa00bb"
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

Example - set the category axis major grid line color as a RGB value

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: {
    majorGridLines: {
      color: "rgb(128, 0, 255)"
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

Example - set the category axis major grid line color by name

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: {
    majorGridLines: {
      color: "green"
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.dashType String (default: "solid")

The dash type of the major grid lines.

The following dash types are supported:

  • "dash" - a line consisting of dashes
  • "dashDot" - a line consisting of a repeating pattern of dash-dot
  • "dot" - a line consisting of dots
  • "longDash" - a line consisting of a repeating pattern of long-dash
  • "longDashDot" - a line consisting of a repeating pattern of long-dash-dot
  • "longDashDotDot" - a line consisting of a repeating pattern of long-dash-dot-dot
  • "solid" - a solid line

Example - set the category axis major grid line dash type

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      dashType: "dashDot"
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.visible Boolean (default: true)

If set to false the chart will not display the major grid lines. By default the major grid lines are visible.

Example - hide the category axis major grid lines

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      visible: false
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.width Number (default: 1)

The width of the category axis major grid lines in pixels.

Example - set the category axis major grid lines width

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      width: 3
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.step Number (default: 1)

The step of the category axis major grid lines.

Example - set the category axis major grid lines step

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      step: 2
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>

categoryAxis.majorGridLines.skip Number (default: 0)

The skip of the category axis major grid lines.

Example - set the category axis major grid lines skip

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  categoryAxis: [{
    majorGridLines: {
      skip: 2
    },
    categories: ["2011", "2012", "2013"]
  }],
  series: [{
    data: [1, 2, 3]
  }]
});
</script>
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