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jKit Button

If you like jKit, use and want to support the project, here’s a small button you can use to link to the jKit website.

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Chart command

Create animated bar charts from tabular data.

Basic Usage (HTML)


Advanced Init (JavaScript)

$('#myelement').jKit('chart', { 'units': '£', 'max': '1000' });


maxFloat0The max. value for the whole chart. It is set automatically if “0”
delaystepsInt (Milliseconds)100The delay between each initial animation of the bars
speedInt or “fast”, “slow” (Milliseconds)500The duration of the animation in milliseconds, bigger = slower.
easingString (“linear” or easing plugin option)linearThe easing behavior of the animation


completeTriggered after the chart is completely rendered (and the animations finished)


2011 vs. 2012:

A basic example comparing some fantasy monthly costs of two years:

Year Jan.Feb.Mar.Apr.MaiJun.Jul.Aug.Sep.Okt.Nov.Dez.
2011 500124254124245233125147189156164144
2012 21412412745242112127189145123741
<table data-jkit="[chart:style=bar;units=USD;align=vertical;max=1000]">
			<th class="label">Year</th>
			<th class="label">2011</th>
			<th class="label">2012</th>

Example CSS

div.jkit-chart {
	width: 100%;
	border-left: 1px #000 dotted;
	padding-top: 10px;
	padding-bottom: 10px;
	padding-left: 1px;
div.jkit-chart label {
	padding-left: 2px;
	font-weight: bold;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step {
	width: 100%;
	margin-bottom: 8px;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot {
	position: relative;
	background: #f8f8f8;
	margin-right: 6px;
	padding-right: 4px;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot:hover {
	background: #eee;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot > span.jkit-chart-info {
	display: block;
	position: absolute;
	right: 4px;
	top: 4px;
	color: #000;
	font-size: 11px;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot > div {
	width: 0%;
	margin-bottom: 2px;
	text-align: left;
	font-size: 11px;
	color: #000;
	padding: 2px;
	padding-top: 3px;
	overflow: hidden;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot0 > div {
	background: #c4e1ec;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot0:hover > div {
	background: #78cae9;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot1 > div {
	background: #ff9999;
div.jkit-chart > div.jkit-chart-step > div.jkit-chart-plot1:hover > div {
	background: #fd6565;


There are currently no replacements for this command.

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