Solving overlapping bullets

Type tutorial

This short tutorial shows a couple of ways to solve the situations where multiple series can have label bullets shown, and thus may overlap with each other. Repositioning with an adapter We can use an adapter, to dynamically check for overlap with other bullets, and change bullet’s centerY setting, so it is either moved down […]

Bullet following cursor

Type tutorial

This demo shows how we can show a bullet on the hovered data item without creating bullets for each data item. This results in a better performance.

Show different tooltip on click of a bullet

Type demo

This demo shows how to create double-tooltips for series bullets. When hovered, bullet will display some content. When bullet is clicked it will display a permanent sticky tooltip with different information until clicked again.

Labels on negative columns

Type demo

This demo shows how we can use adapters to change vertical alignment of a bullet, by dynamically modifying its centerY setting, based on its value. The code The demo

Fake bullet following the XY cursor

Type demo

This demo shows how we can dynamically show a simple Circle element instead of actual bullets on a lines series. The demo pre-creates a Circle element on chart, which will be used as a “bullet”. When cursor is moving across the chart, the series get their tooltipDataItem setting set dynamically. Whenever tooltipDataItem changes, an event […]

Toggling active state of a bullet

Type demo

This demo shows how we can toggle “active” state of a bullet by clicking on it. It works by creating an “active” state for the bullet’s circle. This state is triggered on clicked objects if they have their toggleKey: “active” set. It also uses an event to monitor changes for bullet circle’s active setting, to […]

Different bullet styling of grouped data items

Type tutorial

This tutorial shows how we can use data item object in a bullet function to determine whether it’s a grouped data item, or regular one, to apply different styling to the bullet. Related code To determine if data item is for a grouped data, we will take a look at its originals value. Data item […]

Handling bullet masking

Type tutorial

This tutorial is a collection of techniques that can be used to tackle various approaches to masking of bullets on an XY chart. Default behavior By default, an XY chart will contain all plots, including bullets within its plot area. This means that if bullets extent beyond plot area edge, they’ll be cut off. Unmasking […]