Highcharts Gradient Fill Pie 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 pie chart with gradient fill using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Gradient Fill Pie Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a pie chart with gradient fill by setting the required chart properties using highcharts library.

 

<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Gradient Fill Pie 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() {

            // Radialize the colors

            Highcharts.setOptions({

                colors: Highcharts.map(Highcharts.getOptions().colors, function(color) {

                    return {

                        radialGradient: {

                            cx: 0.5,

                            cy: 0.3,

                            r: 0.7

                        },

                        stops: [

                            [0, color],

                            [1, Highcharts.Color(color).brighten(-0.3).get('rgb')] // darken

                        ]

                    };

                })

            });

            // Build the chart

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    plotBackgroundColor: null,

                    plotBorderWidth: null,

                    plotShadow: false,

                    type: 'pie'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Browser market shares in January, 2018'

                },

                tooltip: {

                    pointFormat: '{series.name}: <b>{point.percentage:.1f}%</b>'

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    pie: {

                        allowPointSelect: true,

                        cursor: 'pointer',

                        dataLabels: {

                            enabled: true,

                            format: '<b>{point.name}</b>: {point.percentage:.1f} %',

                            style: {

                                color: (Highcharts.theme && Highcharts.theme.contrastTextColor) || 'black'

                            },

                            connectorColor: 'silver'

                        }

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    name: 'Share',

                    data: [

                    {name: 'Chrome',y: 61.41},

                    {name: 'Internet Explorer',y: 11.84},

                    {name: 'Firefox',y: 10.85},

                    {name: 'Edge',y: 4.67},

                    {name: 'Safari',y: 4.18},

                    {name: 'Other',y: 7.05}

                    ]

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

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

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a pie chart with gradient fill options using highcharts library with required properties.

 

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

 

Highcharts Gradient Fill Pie Chart Example Result

 

This is how we can create a pie chart with gradient fill using highcharts library with required properties.

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