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jQWidgets is a JavaScript framework for making web-based applications for PC and mobile devices. It is a very powerful and optimized framework, platform-independent, and widely supported. jqxChart is a lightweight and powerful chart widget written 100% in javascript. It offers many advanced features and supports three different rendering technologies – SVG, HTML5 Canvas & VML.

The colorScheme property is used to set or return the colorScheme property. i.e. this property is used to set or return the chart’s color palette. It accepts string type value and its default value is ‘scheme01’.


  • Set the colorScheme property.

    $('Selector').jqxHeatMap({ colorScheme : string });

  • Return the colorScheme property.

    var colorScheme =

    Linked Files: Download from the link. In the HTML file, locate the script files in the downloaded folder:

    <link rel=”stylesheet” href=”jqwidgets/styles/jqx.base.css” type=”text/css” />
    <script type=”text/javascript” src=”scripts/jquery-1.11.1.min.js”></script>
    <script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxcore.js”></script>
    <script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxchart.core.js”></script>
    <script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdraw.js”></script>
    <script type=”text/javascript” src=”jqwidgets/jqxdata.js”></script>

    Example: The below example illustrates the jqxHeatMap colorScheme property in jQWidgets:


    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html lang="en">
        <link rel="stylesheet" 
              type="text/css" />
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript"
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
        <script type="text/javascript" 
            <h1 style="color: green">
            <h3>jQWidgets jqxChart colorScheme property</h3>
            <div id='chartContainer' style="width:600px; height: 400px"/>
         <script type="text/javascript">
            $(document).ready(function () {
                var json = [
                    { Day:'Monday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Tuesday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Wednesday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Thursday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Friday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Saturday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1},
                    { Day:'Sunday', A:3, B:1, C: 2, D:1}
                var obj = {
                    title: "Coding Score",
                    description: "Coding Questions Solved Daily",
                    source: json,
                    colorScheme : 'scheme02',
                    categoryAxis: {
                        dataField: 'Day',
                        showGridLines: true
                    seriesGroups: [{
                        type: 'column',
                        columnsGapPercent: 30,
                        seriesGapPercent: 0,
                        valueAxis: {
                            minValue: 0,
                            maxValue: 10,
                            unitInterval: 10,
                            description: 'Questions Solved'
                        series: [
                            { dataField: 'A', displayText: 'A'},
                            { dataField: 'B', displayText: 'B'},
                            { dataField: 'C', displayText: 'C'},
                            { dataField: 'D', displayText:'D' }



Last Updated : 31 Oct, 2021
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