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legend.item Object

The chart legend item configuration.

legend.item.cursor String

The cursor style of the legend item.

legend.item.visual Function

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

  • options - the item options.
  • createVisual - a function that can be used to get the default visual.
  • series - the item series.
  • pointIndex - the index of the point in the series. Available for pie, donut and funnel series.

Example - using custom visual for the legend items

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
  $("#chart").kendoChart({
    legend: {
      item: {
        visual: function (e) {
          var color = e.options.markers.background;
          var labelColor = e.options.labels.color;
          var rect = new kendo.geometry.Rect([0, 0], [100, 50]);
          var layout = new kendo.drawing.Layout(rect, {
            spacing: 5,
            alignItems: "center"
          });

          var marker = new kendo.drawing.Path({
            fill: {
              color: color
            }
          }).moveTo(10, 0).lineTo(15, 10).lineTo(5, 10).close();

          var label = new kendo.drawing.Text(e.series.name, [0, 0], {
            fill: {
              color: labelColor
            }
          });

          layout.append(marker, label);
          layout.reflow()

          return layout;
        }
      }
    },
    series: [
      { name: "Series 1", data: [1, 2, 3] },
      { name: "Series 2", data: [3, 4, 5] }
    ]
  });
</script>
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