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Highcharts Essentials by Bilal Shahid

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Chapter 6. Other Chart Types

In this chapter, we will learn about chart types that are different from the commonly used ones and use different configuration options. These include angular gauge, solid gauge, VU meter, waterfall chart, pyramid chart, funnel chart, and finally, a heat map. To be specific, we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating and configuring an angular gauge
  • Plot a solid gauge chart
  • Create a VU meter
  • Plotting and funneling pyramid charts
  • Drawing a heat map—a new chart type introduced in Highcharts 4

Note

In order to follow the upcoming examples in this chapter, it's necessary to include the highcharts-4.x.x/js/highcharts-more.js file in your page after the highcharts.js file to add support for more chart types.

Creating an angular ...

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