0 Replies Latest reply on Dec 13, 2010 6:36 AM by EricJ32

    Getting the selected item in a stacked column chart

    EricJ32 Level 1

      I'm trying to get the item associated with a segment that has been clicked in a stacked column chart.


      <mx:CartesianChart id="chart"
                             selectionMode="single" itemClick="chart_itemClickHandler(event)">



      protected function chart_itemClickHandler(event:ChartItemEvent):void
          // TODO Auto-generated method stub


      I would normally, within the handler, use hitData.item to get the information I need here, but it holds the data for the entire column, without specifying which field has been clicked.

      So, how do I go about finding the data that has actually been clicked on?



      the dataProvider could be

      new ArrayCollection([ {month: "Jan", tax: 20, income: 100, food: 10},

                                         {month: "Feb", tax: 15, income: 100, food: 15}]};


      This would create a stacked column chart with two bars, each with three segments (one each for tax, income and food).

      When I click on the 'tax' segment in the first bar, hitData.item is the whole object {month: "Jan", tax: 20, income: 100, food: 10}, but I need to capture that it was 'tax' I actually clicked on.


      Any advice would be welcomed.