<title>onSelectedRangeChange Event 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: 800px;
				height: 400px;
		<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.
			// Background color
			chart.bgColor = "#F8F4F0";
			// Writing the flash object into the page DOM.
			// Datetime formatting, according to mask %yyyy-%MM-%dd, e.g. 2010-01-01
			function formatDate(date) {
				var m = (date.getUTCMonth()+1).toString();
				var d = date.getUTCDate().toString();
				return date.getUTCFullYear()+"-"
						+(m.length == 1 ? "0" : "") + m+"-"
						+(d.length == 1 ? "0" : "") + d;
			// onChartDraw event handling
			chart.onChartDraw = function() {
				// initial state
				// get first and last visible dates
				document.getElementById("startDate").innerHTML = formatDate(chart.getFirstVisibleDate());
				document.getElementById("endDate").innerHTML = formatDate(chart.getLastVisibleDate());
			//  onSelectRangeChange event handling
				startDate - new start date
				endDate - new end date
				phase - change phase: start|progress|finish
				source - changing source
			chart.onSelectedRangeChange = function(startDate, endDate, phase, source) {
				document.getElementById("startDate").innerHTML = formatDate(startDate);
				document.getElementById("endDate").innerHTML = formatDate(endDate);
				document.getElementById("phase").innerHTML = phase;
				document.getElementById("source").innerHTML = source;
		<!-- 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;
		<table class="settings" style="float:left; margin-right: 5px">
			  <th>Change visible range to get onSelectedRangeChange information:</th>
			<!-- chart container -->
			<tr><td><div id="chartContainer"></div></td></tr>
		<table class="settings" width="180">
				<th colspan="2">Event info:</th>
				<td width="70">Start date:</td>
				<td id="startDate" />
				<td>End date:</td>
				<td id="endDate" />
				<td id="phase" />
				<td id="source" />

Sample Description

How to use this sample?

Change visible range using chart scroller, presets picker or via chart drag to get onSelectedRangeChange information and see it in the table to the right of the chart.

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How it works

AnyChart Stock offers a number of ways to change range shown on the chart: using chart scroller, presets picker or chart drag. Every time shown range changes onSelectedRangeChange event is fired, which allows to get startDate, endDate, phase and source of the range chaging.

This sample shows how to handle this event and shows the data it provides in the table to the right.

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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.
getFirstVisibleDate Method Gets the first visible date.
getLastVisibleDate Method Gets the last visible date.
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.
onSelectedRangeChange Event This event is dispatched when the selected range of the chart is changed.

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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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