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Pie Chart

A pie chart is a circular chart divided into sectors where the arc length of each sector, its central angle, and its area is proportional to the quantity it represents.
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The caption (also called the chart title) is the heading of your chart. You can add custom text for the caption, as well as configure its font properties and cosmetics. Learn more about it


The sub-caption (also called the chart subtitle) is the sub-heading of your chart. You can add custom text for sub-caption, as well as configure its font properties.

Data Plot

Data plot refers to the pie slices in a pie chart, columns of the column chart, lines in a line chart.

Data Labels

Data labels refers to the labels associated with each pie slice

Data Values

Data values refers to values associated with each pie slice.


A legend is a chart element used to display the series name for each dataset, in case of multi-series or combination charts. Legends are used to correlate a data plot to its series name using its color.


A tooltip is displayed when the mouse cursor hovers over a particular data point. It denotes valuable information about the data plot hovered.

Create a Pie Chart

Let's create our first pie chart which will showcase the split of visitors for one year.

To create a pie chart follow the steps given below:
  • In the JSON data, set the attributes and their corresponding values in "<attributeName>": "<value> " format.
  • Specify the chart type using the type attribute. To render a pie chart, set pie.
  • Set the container object using renderAt attribute.
  • Specify the dimension of the chart using width and height attributes.
  • Set the type of data (JSON/XML) you want to pass to the chart object using dataFormat attribute.

For a detailed list of attributes, refer to the pie charts attribute page.

The pie chart for the above code looks like: