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The TreeMap visualizes the distribution of hierarchical data. It uses nested rectangles of different sizes and colors to show how much each category or subcategory contributes to the whole data set.


import { TreeMap } from '@dynatrace/strato-components-preview/charts';

Use cases

The TreeMap component expects a structured tree object containing hierarchical data, where each cluster may have children and where two levels of categories are supported, i.e. parent & child.

The categories should provide a name and a value which will be displayed in the tooltip and the legend.



By default, the chart will use all the available container size up to a maximum height of 300 pixels. This maximum height can be changed by providing a value in the height prop of the TreeMap instance. If a number is passed to this prop without any unit specified, it will be treated as px.


Series actions

A series action is a creator-defined interaction with a given node in the chart. The default interaction included is copying a node name. Inspecting the underlying data of said node is an example of a basic creator-defined action. In order to enable chart interactions, the ChartSeriesAction subcomponent needs to be appended within the TreeMap. More subcomponents can be added within this component, for instance ChartSeriesAction.Item, where you can provide a custom action that will appear in the legend menu. That action can execute any custom logic in its onSelect callback or get disabled via a disabled prop.



The purpose of the legend is to provide additional identifying information for the chart, without needing to interact with the legend directly.


The legend of the TreeMap is shown by default. In order to hide or show the legend, you need to set the value of legend.hidden on the subcomponent.


By default, the position of the legend of the TreeMap is set automatically. This option prioritizes the legend placement to the right of the chart area. When the chart width is reduced, the legend is repositioned to the area beneath the chart. It is also possible to explicitly set the chart's legend position to right or bottom with the position prop.

Legend ratio

By default, the legend occupies 25% of the container width, in the case where the legend is positioned on the right and 25% of the container height if the legend position is on the bottom.

It is possible to override the default legend ratio by setting a custom percentage value for the ratio prop. The expected value is in the range of 5-80. Values out of expected ranges will roll back to the default legend ratio.



The TreeMap component expects a structured tree object with a value and an optional unit, by default this optional unit will be appended to the specified value, if it is included. There are two other options in the formatter that allow for greater customization. The first option enables you to prepend the unit to the value, while the second option enables you to ignore the original unit and append a custom string instead. Additionally, there is a custom formatter option available to allow you to change the input unit to one of your choice, e.g.: if the input unit is bits, you are able to switch and display the unit as bytes, correctly formatted. The formatted value is applied in the tooltip. The use cases below outline each of these scenarios.


Download data as CSV

The TreeMap component supports download data in CSV format using a toolbar button. To enable this feature, a ChartToolbar subcomponent with ChartToolbar.DownloadData inside of it must be provided to the TreeMap component. On click of the download button, raw data will be downloaded as a CSV file.

The CSV file contains the following columns:

  • name - the name of the node
  • value - the value of the node
  • parent - the parent of the node

It's also possible to programmatically trigger the download of the CSV file by calling the downloadData method on the TreeMap instance reference.


Error state

The ErrorState subcomponent is responsible for handling errors in a graceful manner, ultimately improving the overall user experience. Its primary function is to catch any errors that may occur with the data and display a fallback UI instead of crashing the entire application. The fallback UI occupies the full width and height of the chart, ensuring that users are still provided with a meaningful interface even in the presence of errors.


The ErrorState subcomponent offers a versatile feature that enables it to handle both default and custom error messages. You can provide a custom message through the ErrorState subcomponent, which will then override the default error message. This flexibility allows developers to tailor error messages to their specific needs and requirements, ensuring a more personalized and informative user experience.


The ErrorState subcomponent provides the flexibility to format custom error messages using HTML, which allows for enhanced customization and adaptability in presenting error information. Furthermore, it is possible to incorporate the original thrown error within your custom error message, ensuring that users receive comprehensive and relevant information when an error occurs.



The EmptyState subcomponent serves as a fallback when there is no data available to display in a chart. Its purpose is to provide a user-friendly way of informing the user about the current situation. When there is no data, a fallback UI is displayed occupying the full width and height of the chart, along with a default message.


A feature of EmptyState is its ability to handle custom messages. It provides the flexibility to format custom messages using HTML, which allows for enhanced customization and adaptability in presenting error information.



The loading prop is a boolean value that can be passed to the TreeMap component to control its loading state. When the loading prop is set to true, the loading indicator appears in the middle of the chart plot to inform the user that the component is currently fetching or processing data. When the loading prop is set to false, the component should display its regular content.



The TreeMap also accepts custom styling, which could be set using the props className and/or style, as a regular html element




-The tree map data to display.
400Optional height of the chart.
'categorical'Color palette to use for coloring the tree nodes. Nodes of height 1 get a color assigned from the palette. If the are more nodes than colors, they are repeated. Nodes of height 2 get different shades of their parents color assigned. The shading depends on the nodes size compared to the biggest node.
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-Custom value formatter for the chart.
'middle'The text truncation mode used for the chart legend.
falseShow the loading indicator.
'none'Show/hide label on TreeMap nodes and clusters
(node: ) =>
-Exposed callback to display series actions for a node
undefinedData accessor on leaf nodes by which legend can be defined


To configure the legend, add TreeMap.Legend to the TreeMap chart.

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To configure the tooltip, add TreeMap.Tooltip to the TreeMap chart.

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TreeMap.EmptyState provides a slot where the Empty state wrapper can be set.




TreeMap.ErrorState provides a slot where the Error state wrapper can be set.


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