tooltip

Configures tooltips - small pop-up rectangles that display information about a data-visualizing widget element being pressed or hovered over with the mouse pointer.

Type:

Object

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

Allows you to change tooltip appearance.

Type:

function

Function parameters:
info:

Object

Information about the node that has entered the hover state.

Object structure:
value:

Number

The value of the node from the data source.

valueText:

String

The value of the node with applied formatting.

The node that has entered the hover state.

Return Value:

Object

The text or markup to be displayed in a tooltip, along with that tooltip's color.

Default Value: undefined

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

  • color
    Specifies the color of a tooltip.

  • text
    Specifies the text displayed by a tooltip.

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

  • borderColor
    Specifies the color of the tooltip border.

When implementing a callback function for this option, you can use the value of the node that has entered the hover state. This value can be accessed using the object passed as the function's parameter or the this object.

enabled

Enables tooltips.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: false

font

Specifies tooltips' font options.

Type:

Object

format

Formats a value before it is displayed it in a tooltip.

Type:

Format

Default Value: undefined

See the format section for details on accepted values.

See Also

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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precision

Deprecated

Use the tooltip.format.precision option instead.

Specifies the precision of formatted values in a tooltip.

Type:

Number

Default Value: undefined

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.