tooltip

Configures tooltips.

Type:

Object

A tooltip is a miniature rectangle displaying data of an area or a marker. A tooltip appears when the end-user hovers the cursor over an area or a marker. To show tooltips, do the following.

  • Enable tooltips.
    Set the enabled option to true.

  • Specify text to be displayed in tooltips. Specify the customizeTooltip option.

You can also change the appearance of tooltips using fields of the tooltip configuration object.

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arrowLength

Specifies the length of a tooltip's arrow in pixels.

Type:

Number

Default Value: 10

border

Configures a tooltip's border.

Type:

Object

color

Colors all tooltips.

Type:

String

Default Value: '#ffffff'

This option supports the following colors:

This option sets one color for all tooltips. You can specify a particular tooltip's color in the tooltip.customizeTooltip function.

container

Specifies the container in which to draw tooltips. The default container is the HTML DOM <body> element.

Type:

String

|

DOM Node

|

jQuery

Default Value: undefined

customizeTooltip

Specifies text and appearance of a set of tooltips.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
info:

Area

|

Marker

Information on the area/marker being pressed or hovered over with the mouse pointer.

Return Value:

Object

The tooltip's text or markup and color.

Default Value: undefined
Cannot be used in themes.

This option should be assigned a function that returns a specific object. The following fields can be specified in this object.

  • text
    Specifies the text displayed by a tooltip. This is an obligatory option. If this option is not specified, the tooltip will not be shown.

  • html
    Specifies the HTML markup displayed by a tooltip. [note]If you are going to use external resources (for example, images) in the markup, specify the size of the area they will occupy beforehand.

  • color
    Specifies the color of a tooltip.

  • fontColor
    Specifies the color of the text displayed by a tooltip.

  • borderColor
    Specifies the color of the tooltip border.

NOTE
As an alternative to the function’s parameter you can use the this keyword.

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enabled

Enables tooltips.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

font

Specifies tooltips' font options.

Type:

Object

opacity

Specifies tooltips' transparency.

Type:

Number

Default Value: undefined

This option accepts a value from 0 to 1, where 0 makes tooltips completely transparent, and 1 makes them opaque.

paddingLeftRight

Generates an empty space, measured in pixels, between a tooltip's left/right border and its text.

Type:

Number

Default Value: 18

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paddingTopBottom

Generates an empty space, measured in pixels, between a tooltip's top/bottom border and its text.

Type:

Number

Default Value: 15

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shadow

Configures a tooltip's shadow.

Type:

Object

zIndex

Specifies a tooltip's z-index.

Type:

Number

Default Value: undefined

If the widget's container has the CSS z-index property specified, and tooltips are displayed incorrectly, configure their z-index using this option.