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Highcharts Essentials by Bilal Shahid

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Chapter 4. Area, Scatter, and Bubble Charts

In this chapter, we will examine the area, scatter, and bubble chart types; their configuration options and their use cases. We will cover the following:

  • Creating area and area-spline charts
  • Formatting the tooltip in a simpler manner
  • Creating scatter charts with single and multiple series
  • Creating bubble charts

Introducing area charts

Area charts are similar to line charts but are slightly different in the way that they show colors below the lines. This color-filled area displays quantitative data in a more distinguished manner. Area charts are typically useful for displaying multiple series with large sets of data points.

Consider the following example showing the net income of Microsoft from 2005 to 2013. ...

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