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Change the Field Names of the PivotGrid

Environment

Product Progress Kendo UI PivotGrid for jQuery
Operating System Windows 10 64bit
Visual Studio version Visual Studio 2017
Preferred Language JavaScript

Description

How can I modify and control the content that is rendered by the field names of the Kendo UI PivotGrid widget?

Solution

The following example demonstrates how to change the text displayed by the [Date].[Calendar] and [Product].[Category] fields in a PivotGrid.

<div id="example">
    <div id="configurator"></div>
    <div id="pivotgrid"></div>

    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            var pivotgrid = $("#pivotgrid").kendoPivotGrid({
                filterable: true,
                columnWidth: 200,
                height: 580,
                dataBound: function() {                          
                  var fields = this.columnFields.add(this.rowFields).add(this.measureFields);

                  fields.find(".k-chip")
                    .each(function(_, item) {
                        item = $(item);
                        var text = item.data("name").split(".").slice(-1) + "";

                        item.contents().eq(0).replaceWith(text);
                    });
                },
                dataSource: {
                    type: "xmla",
                    columns: [{ name: "[Date].[Calendar]", expand: true }, { name: "[Product].[Category]" } ],
                    rows: [{ name: "[Geography].[City]" }],
                    measures: ["[Measures].[Internet Sales Amount]"],
                    transport: {
                        connection: {
                            catalog: "Adventure Works DW 2008R2",
                            cube: "Adventure Works"
                        },
                        read: "https://demos.telerik.com/olap/msmdpump.dll"
                    },
                    schema: {
                        type: "xmla"
                    },
                    error: function (e) {
                        alert("error: " + kendo.stringify(e.errors[0]));
                    }
                }
            }).data("kendoPivotGrid");                   
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        #pivotgrid
        {
            display: inline-block;
            vertical-align: top;
            width: 70%;
        }               
    </style>
</div>

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