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i want to draw i pie chart with chartjs.the problem is that the chart is not displayed on my html page and when i inspect and i go to console i have no error. i am not understanding what went wrong.Please does someone have an idea

What I have tried:

<script src="Chart.js-2.9.3/dist/Chart.js"></script>
  <script src="jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>
  <canvas id="myChart" style="width: 400%; height: 400%;"></canvas>
    var ctx = $("#myChart"). get(0).getContext("2d");
    // pie chart date
    var data = [
            value: 270,
            color: "cornflowerblue",
            highligth: "lightskyblue",
            label: "corn  flover blue"

            value: 50,
            color: "lightgreen",
            highligth: "yellow",
            label: "lightgreen"

            value: 40,
            color: "orange",
            highligth: "darkorange",
            label: "Orange"

    // draw
            var piechart = new Chart(ctx,{

                type : 'pie',
                data : data

Updated 3 days ago

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Solution 1

For a pie chart, datasets need to contain an array of data points. The data points should be a number, Chart.js will total all of the numbers and calculate the relative proportion of each.

You also need to specify an array of labels so that tooltips appear correctly.
Your dataset looks nothing like the documentation.
$(function() {
    var ctx = $("#myChart").get(0).getContext("2d");

    var data = {
        datasets: [{
            data: [270, 50, 40],
            backgroundColor: ["cornflowerblue", "lightgreen", "orange"],
            hoverBackgroundColor: ["lightskyblue", "yellow", "darkorange"]
        labels: ["corn flower blue", "lightgreen", "Orange"]

    var piechart = new Chart(ctx, {
        type: 'pie',
        data: data
thanks for the help but justthe labels are displayed and not the chart itself
Richard Deeming 3 days ago
Probably because you've set the width and height of your canvas to 400%.

Change them to 100%, as per the demo link in my answer, and the chart will display.
Richard Deeming 3 days ago
Or, if you want the chart to be bigger, try:


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