JS API Reference

Welcome to the Highcharts JS Options Reference

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

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xAxis.labels.position3d

Defines how the labels are be repositioned according to the 3D chart orientation.

  • 'offset': Maintain a fixed horizontal/vertical distance from the tick marks, despite the chart orientation. This is the backwards compatible behavior, and causes skewing of X and Z axes.

  • 'chart': Preserve 3D position relative to the chart. This looks nice, but hard to read if the text isn't forward-facing.

  • 'flap': Rotated text along the axis to compensate for the chart orientation. This tries to maintain text as legible as possible on all orientations.

  • 'ortho': Rotated text along the axis direction so that the labels are orthogonal to the axis. This is very similar to 'flap', but prevents skewing the labels (X and Y scaling are still present).