No way to add Tooltip to ToolTipManager

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  1. CSurieux
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    Posted 14 Sep 2008 Link to this post

    Hello,

    I use a global TootlTipManager and add CliendID of controls to tooltipify in codebehind.
    How could I add a serie item for which I haveadded a Tooltip ?
    Il have tried with name, but its NOK, there is no clientID, I see that RadChart generates AREA HTMLtag but without ID or Name.

    As I can't have 2 tooltip managers with one dedicated to general tooltipify action and one dedicated to some controls, any help welcome.

    A little sup question, should I add a PointMArk or is it automatic as soon as I add a tooltip in an item region ?

    Last one: I find no way to set orientation for items labels, got it for axix but found nothing for items.

    Thanks
    CS
  2. Ves
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    Posted 17 Sep 2008 Link to this post

    Hello Christian,

    Indeed, RadChart does not render id's for the areas in the image map. I have notified our developers of this, the fix is expected with the next release. I am afraid the solution here would be to add a second RadTooltipManager for the time being. Please, accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

    Onto your other questions -- the PointMark will not be shown automatically when the tooltip is added. You will need to set its Visible property to true. You can rotate the item labels -- the property is series.Appearance.LabelAppearance.RotationAngle. Here is an example:

    <Series> 
                <telerik:ChartSeries Name="Series 1" Type="Line"
                    <Appearance> 
                        <LabelAppearance RotationAngle="45"
                        </LabelAppearance> 
                        <PointMark Visible="True"
                        </PointMark> 
                    </Appearance> 
                    <Items> 
                        .... 
                    </Items> 
                </telerik:ChartSeries> 
            </Series> 

    Hope this helps.

    Best regards,
    Ves
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  4. CSurieux
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    Posted 17 Sep 2008 Link to this post

    Hello Ves,

    Thanks for usefull answer.
    But concerning the second RadTooltipManager, I don't understand how to proceed : as it is impossible to have a manager that tootipify all by default and another which works only on selected items ?
    I have already a forum exchange on this and did some try: the general manager breaks normal behavior of any other dedicated tooltipmanager.
    May be I missed something ?

    Concerning label orientation in series, I think that I have tryed it from codebehind and it was not working, I will do a second try.
    I have another question: my x-axis label is writen half on the bottom border of the graph and so has its bottom part cut, how to put it a little upper in the graph without interfering with my units labels wich are small dates orientated 45° ( and overiding part of my x-axis lien ?) ?

    Thanks
    CS
  5. Ves
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    Posted 19 Sep 2008 Link to this post

    Hello Christian Surieux,

    Onto your chart question - you can increase the bottom margin of the plot area or try the automatic layout. As for the two tooltip managers -- please, find attached a sample page showing two tooltip managers in action. Note, that the specific tooltip manager is added first.

    Hope this helps.

    All the best,
    Ves
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