PieSeries hoverStyle

An object defining configuration options for a hovered series.

Type: Object

To set a custom 'hover' style for the series, use the hoverStyle object within the series configuration object.

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In this example, the style of a hovered point is changed.

<div id="pieChartContainer" style="height:400px; max-width:600px; margin: 0 auto"></div>
var dataSource = [
    { continent: 'Africa', population: 1022234000 },
    { continent: 'Europe', population: 738199000 },
    { continent: 'Australia', population: 29127000 },
    { continent: 'North America', population: 542056000 },
    { continent: 'Asia', population: 4164252000 },
    { continent: 'Antarctica', population: 4490 },
    { continent: 'South America', population: 392555000 }
];

$(function () {
    $("#pieChartContainer").dxPieChart({
        dataSource: dataSource,
        series: {
            argumentField: 'continent',
            valueField: 'population',
            label: {
                visible: true,
                format: 'largeNumber',
                precision: 2,
                connector: { visible: true }
            },
            hoverStyle: {
                color: 'yellowgreen',
                hatching: 'right',
                border: {
                    visible: true,
                    color: 'aliceblue',
                    width: 1
                }
            }
        },
        legend: {
            horizontalAlignment: 'center',
            verticalAlignment: 'bottom'
        },
        title: 'Population by Continent',
        palette: ['#8B7355', '#EE9A49', '#808000', '#A2CD5A', '#DEB887', '#87CEFA', '#BDBDBD']
    });
});

border

An object defining the border options for a hovered series.

Type: Object

To set custom border settings specific to the 'hovered' state for the series, use the properties of the series | hoverStyle | border configuration object.

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In this example, the border of a hovered point is colored in lightblue and has a 1-pixel width.

<div id="pieChartContainer" style="height:400px; max-width:600px; margin: 0 auto"></div>
var dataSource = [
    { continent: 'Africa', population: 1022234000 },
    { continent: 'Europe', population: 738199000 },
    { continent: 'Australia', population: 29127000 },
    { continent: 'North America', population: 542056000 },
    { continent: 'Asia', population: 4164252000 },
    { continent: 'Antarctica', population: 4490 },
    { continent: 'South America', population: 392555000 }
];

$(function () {
    $("#pieChartContainer").dxPieChart({
        dataSource: dataSource,
        series: {
            argumentField: 'continent',
            valueField: 'population',
            label: {
                visible: true,
                format: 'largeNumber',
                precision: 2,
                connector: { visible: true }
            },
            hoverStyle: {
                border: {
                    visible: true,
                    color: 'lightblue',
                    width: 1
                }
            }
        },
        legend: {
            horizontalAlignment: 'center',
            verticalAlignment: 'bottom'
        },
        title: 'Population by Continent',
        palette: ['#8B7355', '#EE9A49', '#808000', '#A2CD5A', '#DEB887', '#87CEFA', '#BDBDBD']
    });
});

color

Sets a color for the series when it is hovered over.

Type: String
Default Value: undefined

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)
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In the following example, a hovered point is colored in limegreen.

<div id="pieChartContainer" style="height:400px; max-width:600px; margin: 0 auto"></div>
var dataSource = [
    { continent: 'Africa', population: 1022234000 },
    { continent: 'Europe', population: 738199000 },
    { continent: 'Australia', population: 29127000 },
    { continent: 'North America', population: 542056000 },
    { continent: 'Asia', population: 4164252000 },
    { continent: 'Antarctica', population: 4490 },
    { continent: 'South America', population: 392555000 }
];

$(function () {
    $("#pieChartContainer").dxPieChart({
        dataSource: dataSource,
        series: {
            argumentField: 'continent',
            valueField: 'population',
            label: {
                visible: true,
                format: 'largeNumber',
                precision: 2,
                connector: { visible: true }
            },
            hoverStyle: {
                color: 'limegreen'
            }
        },
        legend: {
            horizontalAlignment: 'center',
            verticalAlignment: 'bottom'
        },
        title: 'Population by Continent',
        palette: ['#8B7355', '#EE9A49', '#808000', '#A2CD5A', '#DEB887', '#87CEFA', '#BDBDBD']
    });
});

hatching

Specifies how to apply hatching to highlight the hovered series.

Type: String
Default Value: 'none'
Accepted Values: 'none' | 'right' | 'left'

The following values are available:

  • none
    Do not apply hatching.
  • right
    Apply an upward diagonal hatching style from left to right.
  • left
    Apply a downward diagonal hatching style from left to right.
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In this example, you can change the hatching style for a hovered point. Use the drop-down menu below to choose the required type of hatching. Then, hover over a point to see the effect.

<div id="pieChartContainer" style="height:400px; max-width:600px; margin: 0 auto"></div>
<div id="selectContainer" style="height:40px;width:300px;margin:5px auto;font-family:'Trebuchet MS',Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;text-align:center">
    Hatching:
    <select id="dropdownListSelector">
        <option value="none">none</option>
        <option value="right">right</option>
        <option value="left">left</option>
    </select>
</div>
var dataSource = [
    { continent: 'Africa', population: 1022234000 },
    { continent: 'Europe', population: 738199000 },
    { continent: 'Australia', population: 29127000 },
    { continent: 'North America', population: 542056000 },
    { continent: 'Asia', population: 4164252000 },
    { continent: 'Antarctica', population: 4490 },
    { continent: 'South America', population: 392555000 }
];

$(function () {
    $("#pieChartContainer").dxPieChart({
        dataSource: dataSource,
        series: {
            argumentField: 'continent',
            valueField: 'population',
            label: {
                visible: true,
                format: 'largeNumber',
                precision: 2,
                connector: { visible: true }
            },
            hoverStyle: {
                hatching: 'none'
            }
        },
        legend: {
            horizontalAlignment: 'center',
            verticalAlignment: 'bottom'
        },
        title: 'Population by Continent',
        palette: ['#8B7355', '#EE9A49', '#808000', '#A2CD5A', '#DEB887', '#87CEFA', '#BDBDBD']
    });

    $('#dropdownListSelector').change(function () {
        var pieChart = $('#pieChartContainer').dxPieChart('instance');
        pieChart.option({
            series: {
                hoverStyle: { hatching: this.value }
            }
        });
    });
});