<title>Disabling Interactivity</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: 800px;
				height: 400px;
				float: left;
		<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.
			// Writing the flash object into the page DOM.
			// Function to disable chart interactivity
			function disableInteractivity() {
				// disable chart interactivity
				if (chart.disableInteractivity()) { // if successful...
					// set buttons states
					// update message
					document.getElementById("message").innerHTML = "<strong><font color='#D01414'>Interactivity is disabled!</font></strong><br/>Move the mouse over the chart to see that.";
			// Function to enable interactivity
			function enableInteractivity() {
				// enable interactivity
				if (chart.enableInteractivity()) { //if successful...
					// set buttons states
					document.getElementById("btnEnable").setAttribute("disabled", "true");
					// update message
					document.getElementById("message").innerHTML = "<strong><font color='#1B8D1B'>Interactivity is enabled!</font></strong><br />Chart works as usual.";
		<!-- 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;
		<div id="chartContainer"><!-- Chart Container --></div>
		<table class="settings">
				<td><input type="button" id="btnDisable" value="Disable" onclick="disableInteractivity()" autocomplete="off"/></td>
				<td><input type="button" id="btnEnable" disabled="disabled" value="Enable" onclick="enableInteractivity()" autocomplete="off"/></td>
				<td id="message"><strong><font color="#1B8D1B">Interactivity is enabled!</font></strong><br />Chart works as usual.</td>

Sample Description

How to use this sample?

In this sample you can enable and disable chart interactivity using "Enable" and "Disable" button, appropriate message is shown below the buttons. When chart is in uninteractive state user can't do anything with the chart and can only see the state in which the chart was disabled.

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How it works

Enabling and disabling interactivity is done using enableInteractivity and disableInteractivity methods, which are called upon buttons click.

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AnyChartStock JavaScript API

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

Item Type Description
disableInteractivity Method Disables chart interactivity.
enableInteractivity Method Enables chart interactivity, if it is disabled by disableInteractivity() method.
setXMLFile Method Sets chart XML configuration file path.
write Method Adds the chart to HTML DOM as a child of the specified container.

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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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