I am afraid at this stage "making a step over some ticks" functionality is not supported, but this idea sounds good and I would suggest to share it as a feature request at our UserVoice page. This way the community can evaluate and vote for it. The more votes it collect, the higher priority it will have.
I am sorry for the inconvenience caused. The Kendo UI's documentation includes detailed description of the currently available
widgets, their methods and properties. In the chart configuration section
is noted that the categoryAxis object is used to set the category names. The date axes is a special case of the axes and when this option become available it will be included in our documentation.
the Telerik team
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