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The legend is a box containing a symbol and name for each series item or point item in the chart. Each series (or points in case of pie charts) is represented by a symbol and its name in the legend. It is possible to override the symbol creator function and create custom legend symbols.


hc_legend(hc, ...)



A highchart htmlwidget object.


Arguments defined in


A Highmaps legend by default contains one legend item per series, but if a colorAxis is defined, the axis will be displayed in the legend. Either as a gradient, or as multiple legend items for dataClasses.


highchart() |> 
  hc_xAxis(categories = |> 
  hc_add_series(name = "Tokyo", data = sample(1:12)) |> 
  hc_add_series(name = "London", data = sample(1:12) + 10) |>
  hc_add_series(name = "Other City", data = sample(1:12) + 20) |>
    align = "left",
    verticalAlign = "top",
    layout = "vertical",
    x = 0,
    y = 100