Replacing default export icon

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how you can easily replace the default … in export menu’s top level item with a custom image. Default behavior Export menu displays a button with a triple dot in it: Let’s change it to something else. Top-menu item The menu which is an object of type ExportMenu has a property […]

Using “sticky” tooltips

Type tutorial

Any element on a chart can have tooltipText set to display in form of a tooltip when hovered or touched. This tutorial will show how you can turn those tooltips into “sticky”, so they are always shown, without requiring to hover/touch the element. Requirements The functionality was introduced in version 4.5.4, so if you happen […]

Windows “high contrast” mode

Type tutorial

As an aid to vision-impaired users MS Windows operating system offers a “high contrast” mode. While most of the modern browsers have no issues with it, there are some quirks affecting chart visibility in older Internet Explorer and EDGE browsers. This tutorial shows a quick workaround. The problem Internet Explorer and EDGE browsers, when Windows […]

Transferring demos from amcharts.com, CodePen or jsFiddle into WordPress

Type tutorial

If you are using amCharts WordPress plugin, you might be wondering how to transfer ready-made demos from amcharts.com website, or ones that you find scattered around on CodePen or jsFiddle services. This tutorial will provide a short instructions on how to do so. Most of the amCharts demos you find will be shown on either […]

Using amCharts WordPress plugin

Type tutorial

WordPress being the single most used web publishing platform, is perfect for when you want your website up and running in minutes. However, when it comes to dynamic content, such as JavaScript, you’ll find that there’s practically no options in the plain vanilla WP install. This is precisely the reason why we went ahead and […]

Plugin: Bullets

Type tutorial

“Bullets” is a collection of configurable shapes (stars, pins, flags, etc.) that you can use as chart bullets, map markers, and anywhere else. Availability Bullets plugin is available since amCharts 4 version 4.5.7. Including the module Before you can use this plugin you need to make sure you include it. If you are using it […]

Using superscript and subscript in labels

Type tutorial

This short tutorial will show how you can make parts of any label super- or sub-script using amCharts 4’s in-line text formatting syntax. Enabling PREREQUISITE If you don’t know how square bracket text formatting works, make sure you read the “Visual formatting” section in our Text formatting article. Basically, a square bracket blocks in any […]

Plugin: Annotation

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how you can use Annotation plugin (available since 4.5.5) to, well annotate the charts using some basic UI and tools. NOTE Annotation is a plugin. For information about using plugins, refer to this article. Using the plugin Including the module Before you can use this plugin you need to make sure […]

Activate/deactivate a pie slice on legend click instead of toggling

Type tutorial

Normally, when you click an item in PieChart’s legend, relative slice is hidden or revealed. This quick tutorial will show you how to make the slice activate/deactivate (pull out/in) instead. Setting up To make this work we’ll have to do two things: Disable regular toggling of the items. Add custom event that toggles isActive state […]

Auto-hide value axes

Type tutorial

Normally, all initialized Value Axes are shown, even if they do not have any visible Series attached to them. This also means that when Series is toggled off, the related Value Axis will remain. This tutorial will show how we can toggle axes off together with Series. The problem Let’s take a simple multi-series multi-axes […]