8 Jun 20172 minutes to read

EjSunburstChart provides selection support for the points on mouse click. To enable the selection , set the selectionSettings-enable property to true in the selectionSettings.

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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" >   

    Selection Display mode

    You can customize the selected segment appearance by using color or opacity. You can choose between color or opacity using the e-selectionsettings-type property in the selection Settings.

    • selectionByColor – To display the selected segment appearance using color.
    • selectionByOpacity – To display the selected segment appearance using opacity.
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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" selectionSettings.type="color" selectionSettings.color="red" >   

    Selection Mode

    Sunburst chart provides multiple option to represent the selected categories. You can select the segment categories by using the e-selectionsettings-mode property in selectionSettings

    • Child – To selection the child of selected parent.
    • All – To selection the entire categories in group.
    • Parent – To selection the parent of selected child.
    • Single - To selection single item in the category.


    The following code shows how to set the selection type as child

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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" selectionSettings.mode="child" >   


    The parent mode can be enabled by using the below code

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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" selectionSettings.mode="parent" >   


    To selection the particular segment, the point mode of the selection settings is used.

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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" selectionSettings.mode="point" >   


    The following code snippet is used for the all mode of selection settings

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  • <ej-sunburstchart  id="sunburst"   [selectionSettings.enable]="true" selectionSettings.mode="all" >   

    Click here to view the Selection sample of the Sunburst Chart.