Configuration

An object that defines configuration options for the LinearGauge widget.

animation

Specifies animation options.

Type:

Object

To make your gauge "live", enable animation for it by setting the enabled option of the animation object to true. In this instance, the gauge indicators will appear in motion. In addition, within the animation object, you can set an appropriate easing mode using the easing option and specify how long the animation should run using the duration option.

containerBackgroundColor

Specifies the color of the parent page element.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'none'

Set this property to the color of the parent page element. Certain elements of the widget will use this color so that they coordinate with the page. Currently, different auxiliary separators use the container background color, so there is no need to set a custom color for them.

elementAttr

Specifies the attributes to be attached to the widget's root element.

Type:

Object

Default Value: {}
jQuery
$(function(){
    $("#linearGaugeContainer").dxLinearGauge({
        // ...
        elementAttr: {
            id: "elementId",
            class: "class-name"
        }
    });
});
Angular
HTML
TypeScript
<dx-linear-gauge ...
    [elementAttr]="{ id: 'elementId', class: 'class-name' }">
</dx-linear-gauge>
import { DxLinearGaugeModule } from "devextreme-angular";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    // ...
}
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        // ...
        DxLinearGaugeModule
    ],
    // ...
})
ASP.NET MVC Control
Razor C#
Razor VB
@(Html.DevExtreme().LinearGauge()
    .ElementAttr("class", "class-name")
    // ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(new {
        @id = "elementId",
        @class = "class-name"
    })
    // ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(new Dictionary<string, object>() {
        { "id", "elementId" },
        { "class", "class-name" }
    })

)
@(Html.DevExtreme().LinearGauge() _
    .ElementAttr("class", "class-name")
    ' ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(New With {
        .id = "elementId",
        .class = "class-name"
    })
    ' ===== or =====
    .ElementAttr(New Dictionary(Of String, Object) From {
        { "id", "elementId" },
        { "class", "class-name" }
    })
)

export

Configures the exporting and printing features.

Type:

Object

These features allow a user to export your widget into a document or print it. When exporting is enabled, the "Exporting/Printing" button appears in the widget. A click on it invokes a drop-down menu that lists exporting and printing commands. The following formats are supported for exporting into: PNG, PDF, JPEG, SVG and GIF.

NOTE
Safari on Mac OS does not implement an API for saving files. Therefore, exporting in these browsers requires setting up a server-side proxy. For details, refer to the proxyUrl option description.
See Also

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geometry

Specifies the options required to set the geometry of the LinearGauge widget.

Type:

Object

loadingIndicator

Configures the loading indicator.

Type:

Object

When the widget visualizes local data, loading is instant. But when the widget is bound to a remote data source, loading may takes a considerable amount of time. To keep the viewer's attention, the widget can display a loading indicator.

DevExtreme HTML5 Charts LoadingIndicator

To activate the loading indicator, assign true to the loadingIndicator.show option. Once data is loaded, the loading indicator will be hidden automatically.

See Also

margin

Generates space around the widget.

Type:

Object

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onDisposing

A function that is executed before the widget is disposed of.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onDrawn

A function that is executed when the widget's rendering has finished.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null
Cannot be used in themes.

onExported

A function that is executed after the widget is exported.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onExporting

A function that is executed before the widget is exported.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

fileName:

String

The name of the file to which the widget is about to be exported.

cancel:

Boolean

Allows you to prevent exporting.

format:

String

The resulting file format. One of PNG, PDF, JPEG, SVG and GIF.

Default Value: null

onFileSaving

A function that is executed before a file with exported widget is saved to the user's local storage.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

fileName:

String

The name of the file to be saved.

format:

String

The format of the file to be saved.
Possible Values: 'PNG' | 'PDF' | 'JPEG' | 'SVG' | 'GIF'

data:

BLOB

Exported data as a BLOB.

cancel:

Boolean

Allows you to prevent file saving.

Default Value: null

onIncidentOccurred

A function that is executed when an error or warning occurs.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

target: any

Information on the occurred incident.

Default Value: null

The widget notifies you of errors and warnings by passing messages to the browser console. Each message contains the incident's ID, a brief description, and a link to the Errors and Warnings section where further information about this incident can be found.

The onIncidentOccurred function allows you to handle errors and warnings the way you require. The object passed to it contains the target field. This field provides information about the occurred incident and contains the following properties:

  • id
    The incident's ID. The full list of IDs can be found in the Errors and Warnings section.
  • type
    The incident's type: "error" or "warning".
  • args
    The argument of the incident's message. Depends on the incident. For example, it may be the name of the data source field that was specified incorrectly, or the name of the option that was not set properly.
  • text
    The text passed to the browser's console. Includes the args content, if there is any.
  • widget
    The name of the widget that produced the error or warning.
  • version
    The used DevExtreme version.

onInitialized

A function that is executed only once, after the widget is initialized.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

Default Value: null

You cannot access widget elements in this function because it is executed before they are ready. Use the onDrawn function instead.

onOptionChanged

A function that is executed after a widget option is changed.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

name:

String

The option's short name.

fullName:

String

The option's full name.

value: any

The option's new value.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

Default Value: null

onTooltipHidden

A function that is executed when a tooltip becomes hidden.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

target:

Object

Information on the (sub)value indicator being pressed or hovered over with the mouse pointer. Contains the type ("value-indicator" or "subvalue-indicator") and index (undefined for value indicators) fields.

Default Value: null
Cannot be used in themes.

onTooltipShown

A function that is executed when a tooltip appears.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
e:

Object

Information about the event.

Object structure:
component:

Object

The widget's instance.

element:

Element (jQuery or HTML)

The widget's container. It is an HTML Element or a jQuery Element when you use jQuery.

model:

Object

The model data. Available only if you use Knockout.

target:

Object

Information on the (sub)value indicator being pressed or hovered over with the mouse pointer. Contains the type ("value-indicator" or "subvalue-indicator") and index (undefined for value indicators) fields.

Default Value: null
Cannot be used in themes.

pathModified

Notifies the widget that it is embedded into an HTML page that uses a tag modifying the path.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false
Cannot be used in themes.

If you place the widget on a page that uses a tag modifying the path (<base>, <iframe>, etc.), some of the widget elements may get mixed up or disappear. To solve this problem, set the pathModified option to true.

See Also

rangeContainer

Specifies gauge range container options.

Type:

Object

For the purpose of more intelligible data visualization, you can combine values into ranges and color each range differently. For instance, you can indicate the range of warm and cold temperatures. To set the ranges, assign an array of objects defining the ranges to the ranges property of the rangeContainer configuration object. In addition, you can specify the orientation of the ranges relative to an invisible scale line, and an offset from this line using the rangeContainer properties.

redrawOnResize

Specifies whether to redraw the widget when the size of the parent browser window changes or a mobile device rotates.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true
Cannot be used in themes.

When this option is set to true, the widget will be redrawn automatically in case the size of its parent window changes.

NOTE
To redraw the widget after the size of its container has changed, call the render() method of the widget's instance.

rtlEnabled

Switches the widget to a right-to-left representation.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false
Cannot be used in themes.

When this option is set to true, the widget text flows from right to left, and the layout of elements is reversed. To switch the entire application/site to the right-to-left representation, assign true to the rtlEnabled field of the object passed to the DevExpress.config(config) method.

JavaScript
DevExpress.config({
    rtlEnabled: true
});

scale

Specifies the gauge's scale options.

Type:

Object

To divide a scale, set its startValue and endValue properties. The scale's major and minor ticks will be calculated automatically. Major ticks will be shown by default. To show minor ticks, set their visible property to true. You can set custom major and minor tick intervals, show custom major and minor ticks, and format tick labels. These and other scale options are available in the scale configuration object.

size

Specifies the widget's size in pixels.

Type:

Object

Default Value: undefined

The widget occupies its container's entire area by default. Use the size object to specify the widget's size if it should be different from that of its container. Assign 0 to size object's height and width options to hide the widget.

subtitle

Deprecated

Use the subtitle option instead.

Specifies a subtitle for the widget.

Type:

Object

|

String

Use this property to set the text to be displayed as a gauge subtitle (the text below the title). If you need to specify the subtitle's font, assign an object to the subtitle property with the required options specified. In this instance, set the subtitle's text using the text property. When text is not specified for a subtitle, the widget is displayed without a subtitle.

subvalueIndicator

Specifies the appearance options of subvalue indicators.

Type:

Object

The LinearGauge widget can display one main value and several subvalues. The gauge's main value and subvalues are indicated by special pointers. You can customize the appearance of these pointers using the valueIndicator and subvalueIndicator configuration objects correspondingly.

The subvalue indicator is a pointer, which designates an extra value on a scale. There are several types of subvalue indicators. Set the required one by using the type option, and then specify the options that are specific to this type, if needed. To learn the options that can be specified for a particular type, refer to one of the following sections.

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subvalues

Specifies a set of subvalues to be designated by the subvalue indicators.

Type:

Array<Number>

Default Value: undefined
Cannot be used in themes.

In addition to one main value, you can indicate several extra values on a gauge. These are called subvalues. To specify the subvalues, assign an array with them to the subvalues field.

You can obtain and change the subvalues at runtime. In order to do this, use the subvalues() and subvalues(subvalues) methods. Note that in that case, you need to initialize the subvalues option at least with an empty array.

JavaScript
var gaugeOptions = {
    // ...
    subvalues: []    
}

Subvalues are designated by subvalue indicators. You can customize the appearance of these indicators using the subvalueIndicator configuration object.

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theme

Sets the name of the theme the widget uses.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'generic.light'
Accepted Values: 'generic.dark' | 'generic.light' | 'generic.contrast' | 'ios7.default' | 'generic.carmine' | 'generic.darkmoon' | 'generic.darkviolet' | 'generic.greenmist' | 'generic.softblue' | 'material.blue.light' | 'material.lime.light' | 'material.orange.light' | 'material.purple.light' | 'material.teal.light'

A theme is a widget configuration that gives the widget a distinctive appearance. Use can use one of the predefined themes or create a custom one. Changing the option values in the widget's configuration object overrides the theme's corresponding values.

NOTE
The following themes were deprecated or renamed: 'desktop', 'desktop-dark', 'android', 'android-holo-light', *android5.light*, 'ios', 'win8', 'win8-white', 'win8.white', 'win8.black', 'win10.white', 'win10.black'. In new applications, use themes listed in the accepted values.

When using the widget as an ASP.NET MVC Control, specify this option using the VizTheme enum. This enum accepts the following values: GenericLight, GenericDark, GenericContrast, GenericCarmine, GenericDarkMoon, GenericSoftBlue, GenericDarkViolet, GenericGreenMist, IOS7Default, MaterialBlueLight, MaterialLimeLight, MaterialOrangeLight, MaterialPurpleLight, MaterialTealLight.

title

Configures the widget's title.

Type:

Object

|

String

The widget's title is a short text that usually indicates what is visualized. If you need to specify the title's text only, assign it directly to the title option. Otherwise, set this option to an object with the text and other fields specified.

The title can be accompanied by a subtitle elaborating on the visualized subject using the title.subtitle object.

tooltip

Configures tooltips.

Type:

Object

A tooltip is a miniature rectangle displaying the value of a gauge's indicator. A tooltip appears when the end-user hovers the cursor over an indicator. You can enable/disable tooltips, change their appearance and format their text using fields of the tooltip configuration object.

value

Specifies the main value on a gauge.

Type:

Number

Default Value: undefined
Cannot be used in themes.

The main value is designated by the value indicator. To customize the appearance of the value indicator, use the valueIndicator configuration object.

You can obtain and change the gauge value at runtime. In order to do this, use the value() and value(value) methods.

Only one main value can be indicated on a gauge. Besides the main gauge value, you can indicate several extra values. Refer to the subvalues option description for more information.

See Also

valueIndicator

Specifies the appearance options of the value indicator.

Type:

Object

The value indicator is a pointer that designates the main value of the gauge. There are several types of value indicators. Set the required one by using the type option, and then specify the options that are specific to this type, if needed. To learn about the options that can be specified for a particular type, refer to one of the following sections.

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