How to give tooltip in bar chart dynamically ?

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  1. Aravind
    Aravind avatar
    41 posts
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    Jun 2013

    Posted 02 Jul 2013 Link to this post

      How to give tooltip in radhtml bar chart,i am plot bar chart dynamically,but default value is appear in tooltip if i mouse over in bars, below is my html code for bar chart
       <telerik:RadHtmlChart runat="server" ID="BarChart" Width="500px" Height="300px" Transitions="true" Skin="Forest">

                                                                                            <ChartTitle Text="DASHBOARD">
                                                                                                <Appearance Align="Center" BackgroundColor="White" Position="Top"></Appearance>
                                                                                                <Appearance BackgroundColor="White" Position="Bottom"></Appearance>
                                                                                                    <FillStyle BackgroundColor="White"></FillStyle>
                                                                                                <XAxis AxisCrossingValue="0" Color="#b3b3b3" Reversed="false">

                                                                                                <YAxis AxisCrossingValue="0" Color="#b3b3b3">
                                                                                                    <LabelsAppearance DataFormatString="{0}"></LabelsAppearance>



    and my programatically plot code is 


                    Dim yaxis As New BarSeries()
                    Dim yaxis1 As New BarSeries()
                    yaxis.Name = "Pages"
                    yaxis1.Name = "Files"

       For Each row As DataRow In dt.Rows
                          BarChart.PlotArea.XAxis.Items.Add(Convert.ToDateTime(row(0)).ToString("dd MMM"))

                            If (row(1).ToString = "") Then
                                '  yaxis.TooltipsAppearance.DataFormatString = "{0} " + row(1) + " , {1} nnnnnnn"------here i try tooltip but bar chart value is appear ,i mean row(1) value is "6"
                            End If
                            If (row(2).ToString = "") Then
                          '  yaxis1.TooltipsAppearance.DataFormatString = "{0} " + row(1) + " , {1} nnnnnnn"---here i try tooltip but bar chart value is appear ,i mean row(2) value is "3"

                            End If

    pls reply asap
  2. Danail Vasilev
    Danail Vasilev avatar
    1476 posts

    Posted 03 Jul 2013 Link to this post

    Hello Aravind,

    The format set by the DataFormatString property from the TooltipsAppearance element is a common for the whole series and cannot be unique for series items within the same series. The exception is the Bubble Series which has a ToolTip property exposed by each series item, so that you can specify a tooltip programmatically for each series item.

    What you can do, however, in order to specify different tooltips/labels for series items is to use the ClientTemplate functionality. For more information on how to use ClientTemplate for tooltips and labels please refer to this online demo as well as to this help article.

    Note also the ClientTemplate functionality is available only for a databound chart. That means if your chart is created programmatically then you can recreate your current logic, so that instead of creating items programmatically create a datasource which can be bound to the chart.

    Danail Vasilev
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