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series.line.data

An array of data points for the series. For the line series type, points can be given in the following ways:

  1. An array of numerical values. In this case, the numerical values will be interpreted as y options. The x values will be automatically calculated, either starting at 0 and incremented by 1, or from pointStart and pointInterval given in the series options. If the axis has categories, these will be used. Example:

    data: [0, 5, 3, 5]
  2. An array of arrays with 2 values. In this case, the values correspond to x,y. If the first value is a string, it is applied as the name of the point, and the x value is inferred.

    data: [
        [0, 1],
        [1, 2],
        [2, 8]
    ]
  3. An array of objects with named values. The following snippet shows only a few settings, see the complete options set below. If the total number of data points exceeds the series' turboThreshold, this option is not available.

    data: [{
        x: 1,
        y: 9,
        name: "Point2",
        color: "#00FF00"
    }, {
        x: 1,
        y: 6,
        name: "Point1",
        color: "#FF00FF"
    }]