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how to display data values on Chart.js

I would like to ask if it’s possible using Chart.js to display data values? I want to print the graph.

Thanks for any advice.

Answer

Late edit: there is an official plugin for Chart.js 2.7.0+ to do this: https://github.com/chartjs/chartjs-plugin-datalabels

Original answer:

You can loop through the points / bars onAnimationComplete and display the values


Preview

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HTML

<canvas id="myChart1" height="300" width="500"></canvas>
<canvas id="myChart2" height="300" width="500"></canvas>

Script

var chartData = {
    labels: ["January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June"],
    datasets: [
        {
            fillColor: "#79D1CF",
            strokeColor: "#79D1CF",
            data: [60, 80, 81, 56, 55, 40]
        }
    ]
};

var ctx = document.getElementById("myChart1").getContext("2d");
var myLine = new Chart(ctx).Line(chartData, {
    showTooltips: false,
    onAnimationComplete: function () {

        var ctx = this.chart.ctx;
        ctx.font = this.scale.font;
        ctx.fillStyle = this.scale.textColor
        ctx.textAlign = "center";
        ctx.textBaseline = "bottom";

        this.datasets.forEach(function (dataset) {
            dataset.points.forEach(function (points) {
                ctx.fillText(points.value, points.x, points.y - 10);
            });
        })
    }
});

var ctx = document.getElementById("myChart2").getContext("2d");
var myBar = new Chart(ctx).Bar(chartData, {
    showTooltips: false,
    onAnimationComplete: function () {

        var ctx = this.chart.ctx;
        ctx.font = this.scale.font;
        ctx.fillStyle = this.scale.textColor
        ctx.textAlign = "center";
        ctx.textBaseline = "bottom";

        this.datasets.forEach(function (dataset) {
            dataset.bars.forEach(function (bar) {
                ctx.fillText(bar.value, bar.x, bar.y - 5);
            });
        })
    }
});

Fiddle – http://jsfiddle.net/uh9vw0ao/