JS API Reference

Welcome to the Highcharts JS (highcharts) Options Reference

These pages outline the chart configuration options, and the methods and properties of Highcharts objects.

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If no x values are given for the points in a series, pointInterval defines the interval of the x values. For example, if a series contains one value every decade starting from year 0, set pointInterval to 10. In true datetime axes, the pointInterval is set in milliseconds.

It can be also be combined with pointIntervalUnit to draw irregular time intervals.

Please note that this options applies to the series data, not the interval of the axis ticks, which is independent.