Welcome to the Highcharts Maps JS (highmaps) Options Reference

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

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The individual MapView insets, typically used for non-contiguous areas of a country. Each item inherits from the generic insetOptions.

Some of the TopoJSON files of the Highcharts Map Collection include a property called hc-recommended-mapview, and some of these include insets. In order to override the recommended inset options, an inset option with a matching id can be applied, and it will be merged into the embedded settings.