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series.name String

The name of the chart series which is visible in the legend.

Example - set the chart series name

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  series: [
    { name: "Series 1", data: [1, 2] },
    { name: "Series 2", data: [2, 3] }
  ]
});
</script>

The name can also be a template which sets the name of the series when bound to grouped data source.

The fields which can be used in the template are:

  • series - the series options
  • group - the data group
  • group.field - the name of the field used for grouping
  • group.value - the field value for this group
  • group.items - the data items in this group

Example - set the chart series group name template

<div id="chart"></div>
<script>
$("#chart").kendoChart({
  dataSource: {
    data: [
      { value: 1, category: "One", title: "Series One" },
      { value: 2, category: "Two", title: "Series Two" }
    ],
    group: { field: "category" }
  },
  series: [
    {
      field: "value",
      name: "Category: #: group.items[0].title #"
    }
  ]
});
</script>
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