Highcharts Fixed Placement Columns 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 fixed placement columns chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Fixed Placement Columns Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a fixed placement columns chart by setting the required column chart properties using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Fixed Placement Columns 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: 'column'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Efficiency Optimization by Branch'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    categories: [

                        'Seattle HQ',

                        'San Francisco',

                        'Tokyo'

                    ]

                },

                yAxis: [{

                    min: 0,

                    title: {

                        text: 'Employees'

                    }

                }, {

                    title: {

                        text: 'Profit (millions)'

                    },

                    opposite: true

                }],

                legend: {

                    shadow: false

                },

                tooltip: {

                    shared: true

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    column: {

                        grouping: false,

                        shadow: false,

                        borderWidth: 0

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Employees',

                    color: 'rgba(165,170,217,1)',

                    data: [150, 73, 20],

                    pointPadding: 0.3,

                    pointPlacement: -0.2

                }, {

                    name: 'Employees Optimized',

                    color: 'rgba(126,86,134,.9)',

                    data: [140, 90, 40],

                    pointPadding: 0.4,

                    pointPlacement: -0.2

                }, {

                    name: 'Profit',

                    color: 'rgba(248,161,63,1)',

                    data: [183.6, 178.8, 198.5],

                    tooltip: {

                        valuePrefix: '$',

                        valueSuffix: ' M'

                    },

                    pointPadding: 0.3,

                    pointPlacement: 0.2,

                    yAxis: 1

                }, {

                    name: 'Profit Optimized',

                    color: 'rgba(186,60,61,.9)',

                    data: [203.6, 198.8, 208.5],

                    tooltip: {

                        valuePrefix: '$',

                        valueSuffix: ' M'

                    },

                    pointPadding: 0.4,

                    pointPlacement: 0.2,

                    yAxis: 1

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a column chart with fixed placements using highcharts library with required properties.

 

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

 

Highcharts Fixed Placement Columns Chart Example Result

 

This is how we can create a fixed placement columns chart using highcharts library with required properties.

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