The sunburst chart control visualizes hierarchical data using a concentric circle layout. The innermost circle represents the root level in the hierarchy. Its rich feature set includes functionalities like data binding, legends, animations, data labels, selection, tooltips, and drill-down.
Sunburst charts allow you to add more than one hierarchical data level in a levels collection.
Sunburst charts visualize the levels for a hierarchical data collection that contain tree-structured data.
The inner and outer radii of a sunburst chart can be customized.
The start and end angles of a sunburst chart can be customized to any direction to improve readability.
Sunburst segments can be easily annotated with labels to help improve the readability of data.
The look and feel of the default labels can be customized using the font style, size, and color properties.
Handle data overlapping or overflowing out of segments using label trimming or hiding functionalities.
Display the data labels in either a normal or rotation direction to enhance readability.
Interactively select and highlight a segment. This is widely used to navigate to another page with the information of a selected segment or to update the information about a selected segment in the same page.
Segments can be selected or highlighted with color to bring them to the center of attention over the other segments.
Segments can be selected or highlighted by reducing the transparency (opacity) of other segments to bring the selection to the center of attention.
Segments can be selected or highlighted by strokes to bring them to the center of attention over the other segments.
Segments can be selected or highlighted by color to bring them to the center of attention over the other segments. The sunburst chart control provides options to highlight a segment as a group of entire node segments, the parent node of the selected segment, the child node of the selected segment, or the selected segment alone.
Selected colors and strokes can be customized.
Legends are used to provide valuable information for sunburst segments with various colors, shapes, or other identifiers.
The type of legend icon can be changed to built-in shapes such as circles, rectangles, crosses, diamonds, triangles, or pentagons to improve the readability of the chart.
The positioning of the legend can be customized to anywhere in the chart area and the default legend label font and icon can customized.
The tooltip control displays a pop-up with additional information when the mouse pointer is touching a data point. The tooltip view can be customized with a data template.
The sunburst chart control provides a drill-down option with animations for visualizing large sets of data in a minimal data view.