Returns the SVG representation of the chart. The returned string is a self-contained SVG document that can be used as is or converted to other formats using tools like Inkscape and ImageMagick. Both programs provide command-line interface suitable for server-side processing.

This method is obsoleted by exportSVG, but will remain fully functional.

ReturnsString the SVG representation of the chart.

Example - get the SVG representation of the chart

<div id="stock-chart"></div>
    series: [{
      type: "line",
      field: "value",
      categoryField: "date",
      data: [
        { value: 1, date: new Date(2012, 1, 1) },
        { value: 2, date: new Date(2012, 1, 2) }

var chart = $("#stock-chart").data("kendoStockChart");
var svg = chart.svg();
/* The result can be observed in the DevTools(F12) console of the browser. */
console.log(svg); // displays the SVG string
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