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class anychart.core.annotations.Base Improve this Doc

Extends: anychart.core.VisualBaseWithBounds

Base annotations class.

Methods Overview

Specific settings
getPlot()Returns the plot on which the annotation is drawn.
getType()Returns annotation type.
markers()Markers settings.
Axes and Scales
xScale()X-scale settings
yScale()Y-scale settings
Charts
getChart()Returns the chart on which the annotation is drawn.
Coloring
color()Color settings.
Events
listen()Adds an event listener
listenOnce()Adds a single time event listener
removeAllListeners()Removes all listeners
unlisten()Removes the listener
unlistenByKey()Removes the listener by the key
Export
print()Prints all elements.
Interactivity
allowEdit()Interactivity settings.
enabled()Element state (enabled or disabled).
hovered()Hovered state settings.
normal()Normal state settings.
select()Selects current annotation.
selected()Selected state settings.
Size and Position
bottom()Bottom bound settings.
bounds()Bounds settings.
getPixelBounds()Returns pixel bounds.
height()Height settings.
hoverGap()Hover gap settings.
left()Left bound settings.
maxHeight()Maximum height.
maxWidth()Maximum width.
minHeight()Minimum height.
minWidth()Minimum width.
right()Right bound settings.
top()Top bound settings.
width()Width settings.
zIndex()Z-index of the element.

Methods Description

allowEdit

Getter for an interactivity in the annotation.

Returns:

boolean - Interactivity settings.
See listing.
var allowEdit = annotation.allowEdit();
Setter for an interactivity in the annotation.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
value*Whether to disable the interactivity in the annotation. If set to false, the interactivity is disabled in the annotation.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

bottom

Getter for element bottom bound settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's bottom bound setting.
Setter for element bottom bound settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
bottomnumber | string | null
null
Bottom bound settings for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

bounds

Getter for element bounds settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.utils.Bounds - Bounds of the element.
Setter for bounds of the element using one parameter.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
boundsanychart.utils.RectObj | anychart.math.Rect | anychart.core.utils.BoundsBounds of element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.
Setter for element bounds settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
xnumber | string
null
X-coordinate.
ynumber | string
null
Y-coordinate.
widthnumber | string
null
Width.
heightnumber | string
null
Height.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

color

Getter for the annotation color.

Returns:

string - The annotation color.
See listing.
var color = annotation.color();
Setter for the annotation color.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
colorstringColor as a string.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

enabled

Getter for the element state (enabled or disabled).

Returns:

boolean - Element state.
Setter for the element enabled state.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
enabledboolean
true
Enabled state to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.
Example.
if (!element.enabled())
   element.enabled(true);

getChart

Returns the chart on which the annotation is drawn.

getPixelBounds

Returns pixel bounds of the element due to parent bounds and self bounds settings.

Returns:

anychart.math.Rect - Pixel bounds of the element.

getPlot

Returns the plot on which the annotation is drawn.

Returns:

anychart.core.stock.Plot - Stock plot.

getType

Returns annotation type.

Returns:

anychart.enums.AnnotationTypes | string - Annotation type

height

Getter for element height settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's height setting.
Setter for element height setting.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
heightnumber | string | null
null
Height settings for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

hoverGap

Getter for the hover gap.

Returns:

number - The hover gap value.
See listing.
var hoverGap = annotation.hoverGap();
Setter for the hover gap.
The contour size around annotation.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
value*Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

hovered

Getter for hovered state settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.StateSettings - Hovered state settings
Setter for hovered state settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
settingsObjectState settings to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

left

Getter for element left bound settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's left bound setting.
Setter for element left bound settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
leftnumber | string | null
null
Left bound setting for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

listen

Adds an event listener to an implementing object.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
typestring
The event type id.
listenerfunction(e:Object)
Callback method. Function that looks like:
function(event){
   // event.actualTarget - actual event target
   // event.currentTarget - current event target
   // event.iterator - event iterator
   // event.originalEvent - original event
   // event.point - event point
   // event.pointIndex - event point index
}
useCaptureboolean
false
Whether to fire in capture phase. Learn more about capturing https://javascript.info/bubbling-and-capturing
listenerScopeObject
Object in whose scope to call the listener.

Returns:

Object - Unique key for the listener.

listenOnce

Adds an event listener to an implementing object.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
typestring
The event type id.
listenerfunction(e:Object)
Callback method.
useCaptureboolean
false
Whether to fire in capture phase. Learn more about capturing https://javascript.info/bubbling-and-capturing
listenerScopeObject
Object in whose scope to call the listener.

Returns:

Object - Unique key for the listener.

markers

Getter for data markers.

Returns:

anychart.core.ui.MarkersFactory - Markers instance.
Setter for data markers.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
settingsObject | boolean | null | string
false
Data markers settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

maxHeight

Getter for the maximum height.

Returns:

number | string | null - Element's maximum height.
Setter for the maximum height.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
heightnumber | string | null
null
Maximum height to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

maxWidth

Getter for the maximum width.

Returns:

number | string | null - Element's maximum width.
Setter for the maximum width.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
widthnumber | string | null
null
Maximum width to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

minHeight

Getter for the minimum height.

Returns:

number | string | null - Element's minimum height.
Setter for the minimum height.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
heightnumber | string | null
null
Minimum height to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

minWidth

Getter for the minimum width.

Returns:

number | string | null - Element's minimum width.
Setter for the minimum width.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
widthnumber | string | null
null
Minimum width to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

normal

Getter for normal state settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.StateSettings - Normal state settings.
Setter for normal state settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
settingsObjectState settings to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

print

Prints all elements on related stage.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
paperSizeOrOptionsanychart.graphics.vector.PaperSize | Object
Paper size or object with options.
landscapeboolean
false
Flag of landscape.

removeAllListeners

Removes all listeners from an object. You can also optionally remove listeners of some particular type.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
typestringType of event to remove, default is to remove all types.

Returns:

number - Number of listeners removed.
Getter for element right bound settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's right bound setting.
Setter for element right bound setting.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
rightnumber | string | null
null
Right bound setting for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

select

Selects current annotation.

selected

Getter for selected state settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.StateSettings - Selected state settings
Setter for selected state settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
settingsObjectState settings to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

top

Getter for element top bound settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's top bound setting.
Setter for element top bound settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
topnumber | string | null
null
Top bound setting for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

unlisten

Removes a listener added using listen() or listenOnce() methods.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
typestring
The event type id.
listenerfunction(e:Object):boolean|undefined
Callback method.
useCaptureboolean
false
Whether to fire in capture phase. Learn more about capturing https://javascript.info/bubbling-and-capturing
listenerScopeObject
Object in whose scope to call the listener.

Returns:

boolean - Whether any listener was removed.

unlistenByKey

Removes an event listener which was added with listen() by the key returned by listen() or listenOnce().

Params:

NameTypeDescription
keyObjectThe key returned by listen() or listenOnce().

Returns:

boolean - Whether any listener was removed.

width

Getter for element width settings.

Returns:

number | string | undefined - Element's width setting.
Setter for element width setting.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
widthnumber | string | null
null
Width settings for the element.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Returns self for method chaining.

xScale

Setter for the X-scale.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
settingsanychart.scales.Base | anychart.scales.StockScatterDateTime | Object | anychart.enums.ScaleTypes | string
anychart.scales.Linear
Value to set

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

yScale

Getter for the Y-scale.

Returns:

anychart.scales.Base - Default scale value.
Setter for the Y-scale.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
settingsanychart.scales.Base | Object | anychart.enums.ScaleTypes | string
anychart.scales.Linear
Y-scale to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.

zIndex

Getter for the Z-index of the element.

Returns:

number - Z-index.
Setter for the Z-index of the element.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
zIndexnumber
0
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.core.annotations.Base - Self instance for method chaining.