Returns an information about for a specific data cell element


cell String|Element|jQuery

A string, DOM element or jQuery object which represents the data table cell. A string is treated as a jQuery selector.


Object the data cell information.

The fields of the result object:

  • columnTuple - the tuple of the corresponding column header cell
  • rowTuple - the tuple of the corresponding row header cell
  • measure - the measure value of the data cell
  • dataItem - the data item itself

Example - get information on element hover

<div id="pivotgrid"></div>
$(function() {
    var pivotgrid = $("#pivotgrid").kendoPivotGrid({
        height: 550,
        dataSource: {
            type: "xmla",
            columns: [{ name: "[Date].[Calendar]", expand: true } ],
            rows: [{ name: "[Product].[Category]", expand: true }],
            measures: ["[Measures].[Internet Sales Amount]"],
            transport: {
                connection: {
                    catalog: "Adventure Works DW 2008R2",
                    cube: "Adventure Works"
                read: {
                    url: "https://demos.telerik.com/olap/msmdpump.dll",
                    dataType: "text",
                    contentType: "text/xml",
                    type: "POST"
            schema: {
                type: "xmla"

    pivotgrid.wrapper.on("mouseenter", ".k-grid-content td", function(e){
        var info = pivotgrid.cellInfoByElement(e.currentTarget);

/* The result can be observed in the DevTools(F12) console of the browser. */
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