<title>Show/Hide Event Markers Dynamically 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>
		<!-- chart size settings -->
		<style type="text/css">
			#chartContainer {
				width: 600px;
				height: 450px;
				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.
			// turns event marker visibility on/off
			function showHideEventMakrer(eventMarkerId) {
				var visible = document.getElementById(eventMarkerId).checked; // get state from checkbox
				if (visible) 
					chart.showEventMarker("idGroupK", eventMarkerId); // if visible - show event marker by its id from group idGroupK
					chart.hideEventMarker("idGroupK", eventMarkerId); // if not visible - hide event marker by its id from group idGroupK
			//		Enable html controls
			chart.onChartDraw = function() {
				chart.onChartDraw = null;
		<!-- style 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">
			<tr><th colspan="2">Show/Hide Event Markers:</th></tr>
				<td><input type="checkbox" disabled="disabled" checked="true" id="idEventMarkerA" onclick="showHideEventMakrer('idEventMarkerA')" /></td>
				<td><label for="idEventMarkerA">Event Marker A</label></td>
				<td><input type="checkbox" disabled="disabled" checked="true" id="idEventMarkerB" onclick="showHideEventMakrer('idEventMarkerB')" /></td>
				<td><label for="idEventMarkerB">Event Marker B</label></td>
				<td><input type="checkbox" disabled="disabled" checked="true" id="idEventMarkerC" onclick="showHideEventMakrer('idEventMarkerC')" /></td>
				<td><label for="idEventMarkerC">Event Marker C</label></td>
				<td><input type="checkbox" disabled="disabled" checked="true" id="idEventMarkerD" onclick="showHideEventMakrer('idEventMarkerD')" /></td>
				<td><label for="idEventMarkerD">Event Marker D</label></td>
				<td><input type="checkbox" disabled="disabled" checked="true" id="idEventMarkerE" onclick="showHideEventMakrer('idEventMarkerE')" /></td>
				<td><label for="idEventMarkerE">Event Marker E</label></td>

Sample Description

How to use this sample?

Use checkboxes to the right of the chart to show/hide event markers.

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How it works

This sample uses special event marker show/hide methods: showEventMarker and hideEventMarker.

You can read more about event markers in Event Markers section.

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AnyChartStock JavaScript API

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

Item Type Description
hideEventMarker Method Hides event marker.
setXMLFile Method Sets chart XML configuration file path.
showEventMarker Method Shows event marker.
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

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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