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What are the shapes available for marker, data label, etc.., in the chart?

Platform: jQuery |
Control: ejChart

Essential Chart supports 18 different type of shapes. They are

  1. Circle
  2. Cross
  3. Diamond
  4. Down arrow
  5. Ellipse
  6. Hexagon
  7. Horizontal line
  8. Inverted triangle
  9. Left arrow
  10. Pentagon
  11. Right arrow
  12. Series type (available only for legend)
  13. Star
  14. Trapezoid
  15. Up arrow
  16. Vertical line
  17. Wedge
  18. Image

The above shapes are applicable for


2)Data label background shape

3)Trackball marker

4)Legend item symbol.

The following code example uses circle symbol for marker, rectangle symbol for data label shape background, hexagon symbol for trackball marker and diamond shape for legend item symbol.


    legend: {
        shape: 'diamond'
    crosshair: {
        type: 'trackball',
        visible: true,
        marker: {
            visible: true,
            shape: 'hexagon',
            border: {
                color: 'blue'
    commonSeriesOptions: {
        type: 'line'
        marker: {
            visible: true,
            shape: 'circle',
                visible: true,
                shape: 'rectangle',
                fill: 'yellow'


Refer to the following screenshot.

Different shapes

JS Playground sample link: Shapes

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