Methods

Methods used to control the series point.

clearHover()

Switches the point from the hover state back to normal.

clearSelection()

Deselects the point.

To learn about point selection, refer to the Selection Handling section.

Multiple Point Selection Demo API - Select a Point Demo

getColor()

Gets the color of a particular point.

Return Value:

String

The color of a point.

getLabel()

Allows you to obtain the label of the series point.

Return Value:

Point Label

The point label.

hide()

Hides a specific point.

hideTooltip()

Hides the tooltip of the point.

The hideTooltip() and showTooltip() methods allow you to change tooltip visibility in code. Call the point's hideTooltip() method to hide the tooltip of this point.

hover()

Switches the point into the hover state, the same as when a user places the mouse pointer on it.

isHovered()

Provides information about the hover state of a point.

Return Value:

Boolean

Hover state of a point.

When a point is hovered over, this method returns true. Otherwise, the returned value is false.

To learn more about point and series hover operation, refer to the Hover Handling topic.

isSelected()

Provides information about the selection state of a point.

Return Value:

Boolean

Selection state of a point.

When a point is selected, this method returns true. Otherwise, the returned value is false.

You can select a point using its select() method. To learn more about point and series selection, refer to the Selection Handling topic.

Multiple Point Selection Demo API - Select a Point Demo

isVisible()

Provides information about the visibility state of a point.

Return Value:

Boolean

Visibility state of a point.

When a point is visible, this method returns true. Otherwise, the returned value is false.

You can make a point visible using its show() method or hide a point using its hide() method.

select()

Selects the point. The point is displayed in a 'selected' style until another point is selected or the current point is deselected programmatically.

To learn about point selection, refer to the Selection Handling section.

Multiple Point Selection Demo API - Select a Point Demo

show()

Makes a specific point visible.

showTooltip()

Shows the tooltip of the point.

The hideTooltip() and showTooltip() methods allow you to change tooltip visibility in code. Call the point's showTooltip() method to show the tooltip of this point.

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