<title>Export as Interactive PDF using JavaScript</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>
		<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript" src="./js/jquery.min.js"></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.
			// Writing the flash object into the page DOM.
			//		Exporting
			// Function to save chart as interactive pdf document
			function saveAsPDF() {
				var exportSettings = {
					fileName: $("#fileName").val(), // name of the file
					resizingMode: $("#resizingMode").val(), // resizing mode
					baseWidth: Number($("#baseWidth").val()), // base width
					baseHeight: Number($("#baseHeight").val()), // base height
					minWidth: Number($("#minWidth").val()), // minimal width
					minHeight: Number($("#minHeight").val()), // minimal height
					maxWidth: Number($("#maxWidth").val()), // maximal width
					maxHeight: Number($("#maxHeight").val()), // maximal height
					size: ($("#useCustomSize").get(0).checked ? "Custom" : "Original"), // size: original or custom
					width: $("#pdfWidth").val(), // custom width
					height: $("#pdfHeight").val() // custom height
				// export with custom settings
			//		Interface Auxiliary Functions
			// Function to update inputs states depending on custom size flag state
			function checkCustomSize() {
				var disable = !$("#useCustomSize").get(0).checked;
				if (disable) {
				}else {
			// Function to update inputs states depending on resizing mode
			function checkResizingMode() {
				var mode = $("#resizingMode").val();
				switch (mode) {
					// For fit, stretch, recalculate by proportions  baseWidth and baseHeight
					case "Fit": 
					case "Stretch":
					case "RecalculateByProportions":
					// For Recalculate mode these values are not actual
					case "Recalculate":
					// for Combined mode we need min/max width and min/max height. 
					case "Combined":
			//		html events binding
			$(function() {
			//		Enable html controls
			chart.onChartDraw = function() {
				chart.onChartDraw = null;
		<style type="text/css">
			/* table style and other */
			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;
			table.settings input, table.settings select {
				width: 170px;
			<tr valign="top">
				<td id="chartContainer"><!-- Chart Container --></td>
 	 				<table class="settings">
 	 					<tr><th colspan="2">File settings</th></tr>
 	 					<tr><td>File name:</td><td><input autocomplete="off" type="text" value="stock.pdf" id="fileName" disabled="disabled" /></td></tr>

 	 					<tr><th colspan="2">PDF page size settings</th></tr>
 	 					<tr><td>Use custom size:</td><td><input autocomplete="off" type="checkbox" id="useCustomSize" disabled="disabled" /></td></tr>
 	 					<tr><td>Width:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" id="pdfWidth" value="550" /></td></tr>
 	 					<tr><td>Height:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" id="pdfHeight" value="400"/></td></tr>
						<tr><th colspan="2">SWF size settings</th></tr>
						<tr><td>Resizing mode:</td><td><select autocomplete="off" id="resizingMode" disabled="disabled">
 	 						<option value="Fit">Fit</option>
 	 						<option value="Recalculate">Recalculate</option>
 	 						<option value="Stretch">Stretch</option>
 	 						<option value="RecalculateByProportions">RecalculateByProportions</option>
							<option value="Combined">Combined</option>
						<tr><td>Base width:</td><td><input autocomplete="off" type="text" value="700" disabled="disabled" id="baseWidth" /></td></tr>
						<tr><td>Base height:</td><td><input autocomplete="off" type="text" value="500" disabled="disabled" id="baseHeight" /></td></tr>
						<tr><td>Min width:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" value="550" id="minWidth" /></td></tr>
						<tr><td>Min height:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" value="350" id="minHeight" /></td></tr>
						<tr><td>Max width:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" value="1000" id="maxWidth" /></td></tr>
						<tr><td>Max height:</td><td><input disabled="true" autocomplete="off" type="text" value="850" id="maxHeight" /></td></tr>
					<table width="100%">
						<tr><td align="right"><input autocomplete="off" id="btnSave" type="button" value="Save as Interactive PDF..." disabled="disabled" onclick="saveAsPDF()" /></td></tr>

Sample Description

How to use this sample?

In this sample you can tune any Interactive PDF export settings and then click "Save as Interactive PDF" button to export chart as interactive PDF image to your PC.

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How it works

The chart can be exported as a static image in the PNG or JPG format or as a PDF document with an embedded static image of the chart or a fully interactive functional chart, as user sees it on the page.

When exporting a chart to any format, the component takes care of the entire file generation process. That means that you do not need to implement the conversion on the server side. The component automatically generates a ready-for-service file on the client side, not adding any extra load to the server. The only place where the server side is used is the helper script, which allows the end-user to save the file generated by the component on the local computer.

When "Save as Interactive PDF" button is clicked exportSettings object is created according to user settings and then exportAsInteractivePDF function is called.

You can read more about the way the export is organized at: Export to a local computer article and learn about PNG export settings at Interactive PDF Export Settings article.

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AnyChartStock JavaScript API

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

Item Type Description
exportAsInteractivePDF Method Exports the chart as an Interactive PDF document.
setXMLFile Method Sets chart XML configuration file path.
write Method Adds the chart to HTML DOM as a child of the specified container.
onChartDraw Event This event is dispatched when the AnyChart Stock is drawn.

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

Configuration file

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

  • jquery.min.js - A JavaScript jQuery library. Learn more at jQuery official site.
  • 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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