<title>Custom Context Menu Items Events Handling</title>
		<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
		<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript" src="./../js/AnyChartStock.js?v=1.9.0r9317"></script>
		<!-- chart size settings -->
		<style type="text/css">
			#chartContainer {
				width: 700px;
				height: 500px;
		<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
			// Creating new chart object. 
			var chart = new AnyChartStock("./../swf/AnyChartStock.swf?v=1.9.0r9317", "./../swf/Preloader.swf?v=1.9.0r9317");
			// Setting XML config file.
			// Ste background color
			chart.bgColor = "#F8F4F0";
			// Writing the flash object into the page DOM.
			// handle the click on custom context menu element
			chart.onContextMenuCustomItemClick = function(id) {
				// custom item id come as in the parameter
				// show it in the table
				document.getElementById("itemId").innerHTML = id;
		<!-- table settings -->
		<style type="text/css">
			table.settings {
				border-style: solid;
				border-width: 1px;
				border-color: #D0CDC9;

			table.settings tr th {
				font:normal 60% Verdana;
				background-color: #DCD9D5;
			table.settings tr td {
				background-color: #F8F4F0;
				font:normal 70% Verdana;
			#itemId {
				width: 60px;
		<table class="settings" style="float:left">
			<tr><th>Right click on the chart and click on "Custom Item #1" or "Custom Item #2":</th></tr>
			<tr><td id="chartContainer"><!-- Chart Container --></td></tr>
		<table class="settings">
			<tr><th colspan="2">Context menu custom item info</th></tr>
			  <td>Clicked menu item id:</td>
			  <td id="itemId"></td></tr>

Sample Description

How to use this sample?

This sample shows sample chart with custom context menu items defined in config.xml, right click the chart and then select and click one of the custom items - sample alert message with this item id should be shown.

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How it works

Handling custom menu items (defined in config.xml) clicks is done using onContextMenuCustomItemClick event listener. Handler just shows context menu item id in the table to the right of the chart.

You can learn everything you need to know about handling events and find full list of available events in Events Handling article.

Context menu features are described in Context Menu article.

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AnyChartStock JavaScript API

This sample uses the following methods, properties and events from AnyChartStock JavaScript API:

Item Type Description
bgColor Property (HEX Color String ) Flash movie background color.
setXMLFile Method Sets chart XML configuration file path.
write Method Adds the chart to HTML DOM as a child of the specified container.
onContextMenuCustomItemClick Event This event is dispatched when the user clicks on the custom context menu item.

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This section lists all configuration, data and auxiliary files required for this sample.

Configuration file

CSV files

SWF files

  • AnyChartStock.swf - AnyChart Stock component.
  • Preloader.swf - AnyChart Stock helper component that loads the main component (AnyChartStock.swf) and displays loading progress.

JavaScript Libraries

  • AnyChartStock.js - A JavaScript library that is shipped with AnyChart Stock component. It is used to embed the component into HTML DOM and to comunicate with the Flash part.

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