Class: Legend

Highcharts. Legend

new Legend(chart, options)

The overview of the chart's series. The legend object is instanciated internally in the chart constructor, and is available from the chart.legend property. Each chart has only one legend.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chart Highcharts.Chart

The chart instance.

options Highcharts.LegendOptions

Legend options.

Members

<readonly> allItems :Array.<(Highcharts.Point|Highcharts.Series)>

All items for the legend, which is an array of series for most series and an array of points for pie series and its derivatives.

Type:

<readonly> box :Highcharts.SVGElement

SVG element of the legend box.

Type:

<readonly> chart :Highcharts.Chart

Chart of this legend.

Type:

<readonly> group :Highcharts.SVGElement

SVG group of the legend.

Type:

<readonly> options :Highcharts.LegendOptions

Legend options.

Type:
  • Highcharts.LegendOptions

<readonly> title :Highcharts.SVGElement

SVG element of the legend title.

Type:

Methods

setText(item)

Set the legend item text.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
item Highcharts.Point | Highcharts.Series

The item for which to update the text in the legend.

update(options [, redraw])

Update the legend with new options. Equivalent to running chart.update with a legend configuration option.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Default Description
options Highcharts.LegendOptions

Legend options.

redraw boolean <optional>
true

Whether to redraw the chart.

To Do:
  • Make events official: Fires the event `afterUpdate`.
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