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Learning Highcharts by Joe Kuan

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Revisiting the series configuration

By now, we should have an idea of what series properties do. In this section we are going to examine it in more detail.

The series property is an array of series configuration objects that contain data- and series-specific options. It allows us to specify single series data and multiple series data. The purpose of series objects is to inform Highcharts of the format of the data and how the data is presented in the chart.

All the data values in the chart are specified through the data field. The data field is highly flexible, and it can take an array in a number of forms, as follows:

  • Numerical values
  • An array with x and y values
  • Point object with properties describing the data point

The first two options have already ...

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