seriesDefaults.visual Function

A function that can be used to create a custom visual for the points. Applicable for bar, column, pie, donut, funnel, pyramid, line, scatterLine, rangeBar, rangeColumn and waterfall series. The available argument fields are:

  • rect - the kendo.geometry.Rect that defines where the visual should be rendered.
  • options - the point options.
  • createVisual - a function that can be used to get the default visual.
  • category - the point category.
  • dataItem - the point dataItem.
  • value - the point value.
  • stackValue - the cumulative point value on the stack. Available only for stackable series.
  • sender - the chart instance.
  • series - the point series.
  • percentage - the point value represented as a percentage value. Available only for donut, pie and 100% stacked charts.
  • runningTotal - the sum of point values since the last "runningTotal" summary point. Available for waterfall series.
  • total - the sum of all previous series values. Available for waterfall series.
  • radius - the segment radius. Available for donut and pie series.
  • innerRadius - the segment inner radius. Available for donut series.
  • startAngle - the segment start angle. Available for donut and pie series.
  • endAngle - the segment end angle. Available for donut and pie series.
  • center - the segment center point. Available for donut and pie series.
  • points - the segment points. Available for funnel, pyramid, line and scatterLine series.

Example - using custom visual

<div id="chart"></div>
    seriesDefaults: {
      visual: function (e) {
        var origin = e.rect.origin;
        var center =;
        var bottomRight = e.rect.bottomRight();

        var path = new kendo.drawing.Path({
          fill: {
            color: e.options.color
        .moveTo(origin.x, bottomRight.y)
        .lineTo(bottomRight.x, bottomRight.y)
        .lineTo(center.x, origin.y)

        return path;
    series: [{
      data: [1, 2, 3]
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