An object that defines common configuration options for gauge markers.

Type: Object

Use this object's properties to set options for all gauge markers at once. If you need to set an individual value for a common option, use the corresponding marker object within the markers array. Values that are set individually override the corresponding common values.


Specifies, in pixels, the arrow length of the 'textCloud' marker.

Type: Number
Default Value: 5


Specifies the color of a marker.

Type: String
Default Value: '#679EC5'

This option supports the following colors.

  • Hexadecimal colors
  • RGB colors
  • RGBA colors (not supported in Internet Explorer 8)
  • Predefined/Cross-browser color names
  • Predefined SVG colors (not supported in Internet Explorer 8)


Specifies the cross-scale size of the 'triangle' marker in pixels.

Type: Number
Default Value: 14


Specifies, in pixels, the offset of a marker from an invisible scale line.

Type: Number
Default Value: -6


Specifies font and formatting options for text displayed in 'textCloud' markers.

Type: Object


Specifies the marker type for CircularGauge and LinearGauge widgets.

Type: String
Default Value: 'textcloud'
Accepted Values: 'triangle' | 'textcloud'

Both the CircularGauge and LinearGauge widgets can use the 'triangle' or 'textCloud' marker types. The 'triangle' marker points to a value on the scale only. The 'textCloud' marker points to a value and displays this value.

Marker types for the CircularGauge widget:

Marker Type Properties
'triangle' offset, color, length, width
'textCloud' offset, arrowLength, color, text

Marker types for the LinearGauge widget:

Marker Type Properties
'triangle' offset, color, length, width, verticalOrientation, horizontalOrientation
'textCloud' offset, arrowLength, color, text, verticalOrientation, horizontalOrientation


Specifies, in pixels, the 'triangle' marker's size along the scale .

Type: Number
Default Value: 13