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class anychart.standalones.Label Improve this Doc

Extends: anychart.core.ui.Label

The Label class contains methods for configuring standalones label.

Methods Overview

Specific settings
text()Label text.
Advanced Text Settings
adjustFontSize()Adjusting settings.
fontVariant()Font variant settings.
letterSpacing()Text letter spacing settings.
textDirection()Text direction settings.
textIndent()Text indent settings.
textOverflow()Text overflow settings.
useHtml()Text useHtml settings.
wordBreak()Word break mode.
wordWrap()Word-wrap mode.
Base Text Settings
fontColor()Font color settings.
fontDecoration()Font decoration settings.
fontFamily()Font family settings.
fontOpacity()Font opacity settings.
fontSize()Font size settings.
fontStyle()Font style settings.
fontWeight()Font weight settings.
hAlign()Text horizontal align settings.
lineHeight()Text line height settings.
maxFontSize()Maximum font size settings.
minFontSize()Minimum font size settings.
vAlign()Text vertical align settings.
Coloring
background()Background settings
Events
disablePointerEvents()Pointer events settings.
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
enabled()Element state (enabled or disabled).
selectable()Text selectable option.
Size and Position
anchor()Anchor settings.
height()Height settings.
offsetX()Offset by X.
offsetY()Offset by Y.
padding()Padding settings.
parentBounds()Parent bounds settings.
position()Position settings.
rotation()Rotation settings.
width()Width settings.
zIndex()Z-index of the element.
Text Settings
textSettings()Text settings.
Miscellaneous
container()Getter for the label container.
draw()Draws label.

Methods Description

adjustFontSize

Getter for the adjust font settings.

Returns:

Object - AdjustFontSize settings.
Setter for the adjust font settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
bothOrByWidthObject | Array.<boolean> | boolean
{width: false, height: false}
If only one param is set, its value goes for another too (see source code).
byHeightboolean
Is font needs to be adjusted by height.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Example
label.adjustFontSize(false);
// the same
label.adjustFontSize(false, false);
// the same
label.adjustFontSize([false, false]);

anchor

Getter for label anchor settings.

Returns:

anychart.enums.Anchor | string - Label anchor settings.
Setter for label anchor settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
anchoranychart.enums.Anchor | string
'left-top'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

background

Getter for label background settings.

Returns:

anychart.core.ui.Background - Returns the background settings.
Setter for label background settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
settingsstring | Object | null | boolean
false
Background settings to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

container

Getter for the label container.
Setter for the label container.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
elementanychart.graphics.vector.Layer | anychart.graphics.vector.StageThe value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

disablePointerEvents

Getter for the pointer events.

Returns:

boolean - Flag of the state.
Setter for the pointer events.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
enabledboolean
false
Enabled state to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

draw

Draws label.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - 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.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Example.
if (!element.enabled())
   element.enabled(true);

fontColor

Getter for the text font color.

Returns:

string - Font color.
Setter for the text font color.
https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_colors.asp

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
colorstring
'#7c868e'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontDecoration

Getter for the text font decoration.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.Decoration | string - Font decoration.
Setter for the text font decoration.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
valueanychart.graphics.vector.Text.Decoration | string
'none'
Font decoration to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontFamily

Getter for the font family.

Returns:

string - Font family.
Setter for the font family.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
familystring
'Verdana', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Font family to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontOpacity

Getter for the text font opacity.

Returns:

number - Font opacity.
Setter for the text font opacity. Double value from 0 to 1.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
opacitynumber
1
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontSize

Getter for the text font size.

Returns:

string | number - Font size.
Setter for the text font size.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
sizestring | number
16
Font size to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontStyle

Getter for the text font style.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.FontStyle | string - Font style.
Setter for the text font style.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
styleanychart.graphics.vector.Text.FontStyle | string
'normal'
Font style to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontVariant

Getter for the text font variant.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.FontVariant | string - Font variant.
Setter for the text font variant.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
valueanychart.graphics.vector.Text.FontVariant | string
'normal'
Font variant to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

fontWeight

Getter for the text font weight.

Returns:

string | number - Font weight.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
weightstring | number
'normal'
Font weight to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

hAlign

Getter for the text horizontal align.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.HAlign | string - Text horizontal align.
Setter for the text horizontal align.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
alignanychart.graphics.vector.Text.HAlign | string
'start'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

height

Getter for the label height.

Returns:

number | string | null - Label height.
Setter for the label height.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
heightnumber | string | null
null
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

letterSpacing

Getter for the text letter spacing.

Returns:

string | number - Letter spacing.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
spacingstring | number
'normal'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

lineHeight

Getter for the text line height.

Returns:

string | number - Text line height.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
heightstring | number
'normal'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance 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.

maxFontSize

Getter for maximum font size settings for adjust text to.

Returns:

number - Maximum font size.
Setter for maximum font size settings for adjust text to.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
sizenumber | string
72
Maximum font size to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

minFontSize

Getter for minimum font size settings for adjust text from.

Returns:

number - Minimum font size.
Setter for minimum font size settings for adjust text from.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
sizenumber | string
8
Minimum font size to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

offsetX

Getter for label offsetX settings.

Returns:

number | string - Label offsetX value.
Setter for label offsetX settings.

Arrows show offsets layout.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
offsetnumber | string
0
Offset by X to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

offsetY

Getter for label offsetY settings.

Returns:

number | string - Label offsetY value.
Setter for label offsetY settings.

Arrows show offsets layout.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
offsetnumber | string
0
Offset by Y to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

padding

Getter for the label padding.

Returns:

anychart.core.utils.Padding - Label padding.
Setter for the label padding in pixels by one value.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
paddingArray.<(number|string)> | Object
{top: 0, right: 0, bottom: 0, left: 0}
Padding to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Setter for the label padding in pixels.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
value1string | number
0
Top or top-bottom space.
value2string | number
0
Right or right-left space.
value3string | number
0
Bottom space.
value4string | number
0
Left space.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Example.
// 1) top and bottom 10px, left and right 15px
label.padding(10, "15px");
// 2) top 10px, left and right 15px, bottom 5px
label.padding(10, "15px", 5);
// 3) top 10px, right 15px, bottom 5px, left 12px
label.padding(10, "15px", "5px", 12);

parentBounds

Getter for parent bounds.
As a getter falls back to stage bounds.

Returns:

anychart.math.Rect - Parent bounds.
Setter for bounds using single value.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
boundsanychart.math.Rect | Object | nullParent bounds to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Setter for bounds using several values.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
leftnumberLeft space.
topnumberTop space.
widthnumberA width for a label.
heightnumberA height for a label.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

position

Getter for label position settings.

Returns:

anychart.enums.Position | string - Label position settings.
Setter for label position settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
positionanychart.enums.Position | string
'left-top'
Position to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - 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.

rotation

Getter for the label rotation.

Returns:

number - Label rotation.
See listing
var rotation = label.rotation();
Setter for the label rotation.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
rotationnumber
0
Label rotation.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

selectable

Getter for the text selectable option.

Returns:

boolean - The text selectable option.
Setter for the text selectable.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
enabledboolean
false
Enabled state to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

text

Getter for the text content for a label.

Returns:

string - Text content of a label.
Setter for text content for a label.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
textstring
'Label text'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

textDirection

Getter for the text direction.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.Direction | string - Text direction.
Setter for the text direction.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
directionanychart.graphics.vector.Text.Direction | string
'ltr'
Text direction to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

textIndent

Getter for the text indent.

Returns:

number - Text indent.
Setter for the text indent.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
indentnumber
0
Text indent to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

textOverflow

Getter for the text overflow settings.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.TextOverflow | string - Text overflow settings.
See listing
var title = chart.title();
var textOverflow = title.textOverflow();
Setter for the text overflow settings.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
valueanychart.graphics.vector.Text.TextOverflow | string
""
Text overflow settings to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

textSettings

Getter for the full text appearance settings.

Returns:

Object - A copy of settings object.
Getter for all text appearance settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
namestringSetting name.

Returns:

string | number | boolean | undefined - Value of settings.
Setter for text appearance settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
objectWithSettingsObjectSettings object. Complete object looks like this:
   {
     'fontSize': smth,
     'fontFamily': smth,
     'fontColor': smth,
     'fontOpacity': smth,
     'fontDecoration': smth,
     'fontStyle': smth,
     'fontVariant': smth,
     'fontWeight': smth,
     'letterSpacing': smth,
     'textDirection': smth,
     'lineHeight': smth,
     'textIndent': smth,
     'vAlign': smth,
     'hAlign': smth,
     'wordWrap': smth,
     'wordBreak': smth,
     'textOverflow': smth,
     'selectable': smth,
     'useHtml': smth
   }

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.
Setter for the text appearance settings.

Params:

NameTypeDescription
namestringSetting name.
settingsstring | number | boolean | functionText settings.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance 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.

useHtml

Getter for the useHTML flag.

Returns:

boolean - Value of useHTML flag.
Setter for flag useHTML.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
enabledboolean
false
Enabled state to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

vAlign

Getter for the text vertical align.

Returns:

anychart.graphics.vector.Text.VAlign | string - Text vertical align.
Setter for the text vertical align.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
alignanychart.graphics.vector.Text.VAlign | string
'top'
Value to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

width

Getter for the label width.

Returns:

number | string | null - Label width.
Setter for the label width.

Params:

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

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

wordBreak

Getter for the word-break mode.

Returns:

anychart.enums.WordBreak | string - Word-break mode.
Setter for the word-break mode.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
modeanychart.enums.WordBreak | string
"normal"
Word-break mode to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.

wordWrap

Getter for the word-wrap mode.

Returns:

anychart.enums.WordWrap | string - Word-wrap mode.
Setter for the word-wrap mode.

Params:

NameTypeDefaultDescription
modeanychart.enums.WordWrap | string
'normal'
Word-wrap mode to set.

Returns:

anychart.standalones.Label - 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.standalones.Label - Self instance for method chaining.