Highcharts Data Labels Chart

In the previous chapters, we learned how to setup highcharts library and how to create a chart with required configurations using highcharts library in our webpage. Now, we will learn how to create a chart with data labels using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Data Labels Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a chart with data labels by enabling dataLabels property using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Data Labels Chart</title>

    <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/exporting.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/export-data.js"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    type: 'line'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Monthly Average Temperature'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Source: WorldClimate.com'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    categories: ['Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov', 'Dec']

                },

                yAxis: {

                    title: {

                        text: 'Temperature (°C)'

                    }

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    line: {

                        dataLabels: {

                            enabled: true

                        },

                        enableMouseTracking: false

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Tokyo',

                    data: [7.0, 6.9, 9.5, 14.5, 18.4, 21.5, 25.2, 26.5, 23.3, 18.3, 13.9, 9.6]

                }, {

                    name: 'London',

                    data: [3.9, 4.2, 5.7, 8.5, 11.9, 15.2, 17.0, 16.6, 14.2, 10.3, 6.6, 4.8]

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container" style="width: 100%; height: 400px;">

    </div>

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we enabled dataLabels property to create a chart with data labels using highcharts library with required properties.

 

When we execute the above highcharts example, we will get the result like as shown below.

 

Highcharts data labels chart example result

 

This is how we can create the chart with data labels using highcharts library with required properties based on our requirements.

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