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VictoryContainer provides a top-level <svg> element for other Victory components to render within. By default, VictoryContainer renders responsive SVGs. VictoryContainer also provides a Portal container that can be accessed via VictoryPortal in order to render specified children above others.



The style prop defines the style of the container, and should be given as an object of SVG style attributes. The width and height should be specified via props instead of style attributes as they determine relative layout for components.

example: style={{border: "1px solid #ccc"}}

default (provided by default theme): VictoryTheme.grayscale. See VictoryTheme for more detail.


The responsive prop specifies whether the rendered container should be a responsive container with a viewBox attribute, or a static container with absolute width and height.

default: responsive={true}

width and height

The width and height props determine the width and height of the containing <svg>. By default VictoryContainer renders responsive containers with the viewBox attribute set to viewBox="0, 0, width, height" and width="100%", height="auto". In responsive containers, the width and height props affect the aspect ratio of the rendered component, while the absolute width and height are determined by the container. To render a static container, set responsive={false}

example: width={350}


The events prop attaches arbitrary event handlers to the container element. This prop should be given as an object of event names and corresponding [React event handlers]. Events defined directly via this prop will be masked by any events defined through Victory’s event system that target parent elements.

example: events={{onClick: (evt) => alert("x: " + evt.clientX)}}


The title prop specifies the title to be applied to the SVG to assist with accessibility for screen readers. The more descriptive this title is, the more useful it will be.

example: title="Popularity of Dog Breeds by Percentage"


The desc prop specifies the description of the chart/SVG to assist with accessibility for screen readers. The more informative the description, the more usable it will be for people using screen readers.

example: desc="Golden retreivers make up 30%, Labs make up 25%, and other dog breeds are not represented above 5% each."


The portalComponent prop takes a component instance which will be used as a container for children that should render inside a top-level container so that they will always appear above other elements. VictoryTooltip renders inside a portal so that tooltips always render above data. VictoryPortal is used to define elements that should render in the portal container. This prop defaults to Portal, and should only be overridden when changing rendered elements from SVG to another type of element i.e. react-native-svg elements.

default: portalComponent={<Portal/>}


The theme prop specifies a theme to use for determining styles and layout properties for a component. Any styles or props defined in theme may be overwritten by props specified on the component instance. By default, components use a grayscale theme. Read more about themes here.

example: theme={VictoryTheme.material}