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Data Markers

Data markers are used to provide information about the data points in the series. You can add a shape to adorn each data point.

Marker

Markers can be added to the points by enabling the visible option of the marker property.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var chartData = [
    { x: 'WW', y: 12, y1: 22, y2: 38.3, y3: 50 },
    { x: 'EU', y: 9.9, y1: 26, y2: 45.2, y3: 63.6 },
    { x: 'APAC', y: 4.4, y1: 9.3, y2: 18.2, y3: 20.9 },
    { x: 'LATAM', y: 6.4, y1: 28, y2: 46.7, y3: 65.1 },
    { x: 'MEA', y: 30, y1: 45.7, y2: 61.5, y3: 73 },
    { x: 'NA', y: 25.3, y1: 35.9, y2: 64, y3: 81.4 }
];
var chart = new ej.charts.Chart({
        primaryXAxis: {
            title: 'Countries',
            valueType: 'Category', interval: 1,
            labelIntersectAction : 'Rotate45'
        },
        primaryYAxis:
        {
            title: 'Penetration (%)',
            labelFormat: '{value}%',
            minimum: 0, maximum: 90
        },
        series: [
            {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2007',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Diamond'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2008',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y1', width: 2,
                //Marker for chart series
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Pentagon'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2009',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y2', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Triangle',
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2010',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y3', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Circle'
                }
            }
        ],
        title: 'FB Penetration of Internet Audience'
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Animation</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Shape

Markers can be assigned with different shapes such as Rectangle, Circle, Diamond etc using the shapeproperty.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var chartData = [
    { x: 'WW', y: 12, y1: 22, y2: 38.3, y3: 50 },
    { x: 'EU', y: 9.9, y1: 26, y2: 45.2, y3: 63.6 },
    { x: 'APAC', y: 4.4, y1: 9.3, y2: 18.2, y3: 20.9 },
    { x: 'LATAM', y: 6.4, y1: 28, y2: 46.7, y3: 65.1 },
    { x: 'MEA', y: 30, y1: 45.7, y2: 61.5, y3: 73 },
    { x: 'NA', y: 25.3, y1: 35.9, y2: 64, y3: 81.4 }
];
var chart = new ej.charts.Chart({
        primaryXAxis: {
            title: 'Countries',
            valueType: 'Category', interval: 1,
            labelIntersectAction : 'Rotate45'
        },
        primaryYAxis:
        {
            title: 'Penetration (%)',
            labelFormat: '{value}%',
            minimum: 0, maximum: 90
        },
        series: [
            {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2007',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Diamond'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2008',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y1', width: 2,
                //Marker for chart series
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Pentagon'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2009',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y2', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Triangle',
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2010',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y3', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Circle'
                }
            }
        ],
        title: 'FB Penetration of Internet Audience'
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Animation</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Note : To know more about the marker shape type refer the shape.

Images

Apart from the shapes, you can also add custom images to mark the data point using the imageUrl property.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var chartData = [
    { x: "Jan", y: 60 }, { x: "Feb", y: 50 },
    { x: "Mar", y: 64 }, { x: "Apr", y: 63 },
    { x: "May", y: 81 }, { x: "Jun", y: 64 },
    { x: "Jul", y: 82 }, { x: "Aug", y: 96 },
    { x: "Sep", y: 78 }, { x: "Oct", y: 60 },
    { x: "Nov", y: 58 }, { x: "Dec", y: 56 }
];
var chart = new ej.charts.Chart({
        primaryXAxis: {
            title: 'Month',
            valueType: 'Category'
        },
        primaryYAxis:
        {
            title: 'Temperature (Celsius)',
            labelFormat: '{value}°C'
        },
        series: [
            {
                type: 'Line', name: 'India',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y', width: 2,
                //Marker shape as image
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Image',
                    imageUrl:'sun_annotation.png'
                }
            }
        ],
        title: 'Temperature flow over months'
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Animation</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Customization

Marker’s color and border can be customized using fill and border properties.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var chartData = [
    { x: 'WW', y: 12, y1: 22, y2: 38.3, y3: 50 },
    { x: 'EU', y: 9.9, y1: 26, y2: 45.2, y3: 63.6 },
    { x: 'APAC', y: 4.4, y1: 9.3, y2: 18.2, y3: 20.9 },
    { x: 'LATAM', y: 6.4, y1: 28, y2: 46.7, y3: 65.1 },
    { x: 'MEA', y: 30, y1: 45.7, y2: 61.5, y3: 73 },
    { x: 'NA', y: 25.3, y1: 35.9, y2: 64, y3: 81.4 }
];
var chart = new ej.charts.Chart({
        primaryXAxis: {
            title: 'Countries',
            valueType: 'Category', interval: 1,
            labelIntersectAction : 'Rotate45'
        },
        primaryYAxis:
        {
            title: 'Penetration (%)',
            labelFormat: '{value}%',
            minimum: 0, maximum: 90
        },
        series: [
            {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2007',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Diamond'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2008',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y1', width: 2,
                //Marker for chart series
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Pentagon'
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2009',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y2', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Triangle',
                }
            }, {
                type: 'Line', name: 'December 2010',
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y3', width: 2,
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    width: 10, height: 10,
                    shape: 'Circle'
                }
            }
        ],
        title: 'FB Penetration of Internet Audience'
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Animation</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Customizing Specific Point

You can also customize the specific marker and label using pointRender event. pointRender event allows you to change the shape, color and border for a point.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var chartData = [
    { x: 'Jan', y: -7.1 }, { x: 'Feb', y: -3.7 },
    { x: 'Mar', y: 2 }, { x: 'Apr', y: 6.3 },
    { x: 'May', y: 13.3 }, { x: 'Jun', y: 18.0 },
    { x: 'Jul', y: 19.8 }, { x: 'Aug', y: 18.1 },
    { x: 'Sep', y: 13.1 }, { x: 'Oct', y: 4.1 },
    { x: 'Nov', y: -3.8 }, { x: 'Dec', y: -6.8 }
];
var chart = new ej.charts.Chart({
        primaryXAxis: {
            title: 'Months',
            valueType: 'Category'
        },
        primaryYAxis:
        {
            title: 'Temperature (Celsius)',
            minimum: -20, maximum: 25, interval: 5,
            edgeLabelPlacement: 'Shift',
            labelFormat: '{value}°C'
        },
        series: [
            {
                type: 'Line', name: 'Warmest', width: 2,
                dataSource: chartData, xName: 'x', yName: 'y',
                marker: {
                    visible: true,
                    height: 10, width: 10,
                    shape: 'Pentagon',
                    dataLabel: { visible: true }
                }
            }
        ],
        title: 'Alaska Weather Statistics - 2016',
        // pointRender event for chart
        pointRender: (args: IPointRenderEventArgs) => {
            if(args.point.index === 6){
                args.fill = 'red'
            }
        },
        textRender: (args: ITextRenderEventArgs) => {
            if(args.point.index === 6){
                args.text = 'Maximum Temperature';
                args.color = 'red';
            }
        }
}, '#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Animation</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

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