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Show Chart Labels over Nested Donuts

Environment

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

Description

How can I display the Chart labels over its nested rings?

Solution

The following example demonstrates how to configure such behavior.

    <base href="https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/donut-charts/index">

    <div id="example">
      <div class="demo-section k-content wide">
        <div id="chart" style="background: center no-repeat url('../content/shared/styles/world-map.png');"></div>
      </div>
      <script>
        function createChart() {
          $("#chart").kendoChart({
            title: {
              position: "bottom",
              text: "Share of Internet Population Growth"
            },
            legend: {
              visible: false
            },
            chartArea: {
              background: ""
            },
            seriesDefaults: {
              type: "donut",
              labels: {          
                visible: true,
                font: "12px Arial",
                background: "transparent"
              }
            },
            series: [{
              name: "2011",
              data: [{
                category: "Asia",
                value: 30.8,
                color: "#9de219"
              },{
                category: "Europe",
                value: 21.1,
                color: "#90cc38"
              },{
                category: "Latin America",
                value: 16.3,
                color: "#068c35"
              },{
                category: "Africa",
                value: 17.6,
                color: "#006634"
              },{
                category: "Middle East",
                value: 9.2,
                color: "#004d38"
              },{
                category: "North America",
                value: 4.6,
                color: "#033939"
              }]
            }, {
              name: "2012",
              data: [{
                category: "Asia",
                value: 53.8,
                color: "#9de219"
              },{
                category: "Europe",
                value: 16.1,
                color: "#90cc38"
              },{
                category: "Latin America",
                value: 11.3,
                color: "#068c35"
              },{
                category: "Africa",
                value: 9.6,
                color: "#006634"
              },{
                category: "Middle East",
                value: 5.2,
                color: "#004d38"
              },{
                category: "North America",
                value: 3.6,
                color: "#033939"
              }],
              labels: {
                visible: true,
                background: "transparent",
                template: "#= category #: \n #= value#%"
              }
            }],
            tooltip: {
              visible: true,
              template: "#= category # (#= series.name #): #= value #%"
            }
          });
        }
        $(document).ready(createChart);
        $(document).bind("kendo:skinChange", createChart);
      </script>
    </div>

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