Using states on LineSeries

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how we can use states to manipulate appearance of the LineSeries in a variety of situations. SIDE READING This tutorial relies on amCharts 4 concept of states, which is a way to dynamically apply collection of values to multiple properties of an element. For more information about states, read this article. […]

Using U.S. congressional districts maps

Type tutorial

Since version 4.1.8 the geodata package for Map Chart includes a collection of maps for U.S. Congressional Districts. This tutorial will show how you can use them. Using congressional district maps The congressional district map files are located under region/usa/congressional subdirectory of the geodata package. If you are not familiar with the geodata package and how […]

Using map country name translations

Type tutorial

By default the maps bundled with amCharts 4 include names of countries in English. This tutorial will show how you can use bundled translation files to translate them into a multitude of other languages. Prerequisites The techniques described in this tutorial rely on features introduced in specific versions of amCharts 4 and Geodata packaged. Make […]

Export menu in external container

Type tutorial

By default, the chart places its export menu in one of its corners. This tutorial will show how you can easily move it out of the chart and into any container on your page. The solution If you examine ExportMenu class, you’ll notice the property named container. By default it contains reference to the <div> […]

Ordering zIndex of series lines and bullets

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how you can control layout and ordering of LineSeries lines and their bullets. Intro Suppose we have a LineSeries with bullets. By default bullets are drawn on top of the actual lines. Now, suppose we have several LineSeries – each with its own bullets. Some of the lines intersect with lines […]

Plotting series from calculated values

Type tutorial

In XYChart we are used to plot series from the values that appear in data. This tutorial will show how we can plot from other auto-calculated values such as percent or change. Intro For an XYSeries to work – be it LineSeries, ColumnSeries, or some other type – we need to bind it to data. […]

Changing appearance of focused items

Type tutorial

amCharts 4 comes with extensive accessibility functionality, of which part is ability to highlight focused items with a high-contrast outline. This tutorial will show how you can modify the appearance of this outline. Default behavior Some chart elements – columns, buttons, bullets, or slices to name a few – are selectable via TAB key. When […]

Adding extra info in exported PDF

Type tutorial

amCharts 4 comes pre-loaded with extensive chart export functionality. Besides ability to export chart to various image and data formats, it can also export to PDF documents. This tutorial will show, how you can easily tap into this process to include extra information, like text, tables, and even images, into exported PDF. The task By […]

Modifying chart for export

Type tutorial

Version 4.6.8 brought a new feature to chart exporting functionality: ability to modify chart appearance any way we want before export. For example we’d like to watermark exported charts with an attribution message. Or we want to add any additional titles or info. This tutorial will show how we can do it. The task Let’s […]

Grouping axis labels using ranges

Type tutorial

This tutorial will show how you can use axis ranges to organize its labels into a groups. What is axis range? If you’re not familiar with axis ranges, we strongly suggest you take a look at the dedicated “Axis ranges” article. We’re going to be using some of the know how from the above article. […]