Render methods in React Chart component

20 Jan 20231 minute to read

Chart uses following two rendering methods.

  • SVG
  • Canvas


SVG is used to render Chart by default for all browsers expect IE8 and old versions.


You can switch between SVG and Canvas rendering by using the enableCanvas option. The canvas mode rendering is used in the following scenarios,

  • Plotting large number of data points.
  • Performing high frequency live updates.


  • Animation is not supported.