Info: Open Flash Chart 2 is out. Version 1.x and these pages will
never disappear and the charts will continue working forever, but further
development on 1.x has stopped. Take a look at version 2 here
Open Flash Chart 2.
Click to activate this control
For this tutorial I need to talk about the mouse over events, so before you start take a look at the line
with hollow dots. Change your data file so the line has hollow dots along it:
Note: The page will look for the js folder in the same path as it is. If your chart does not display,
check the paths.
Now you should see the chart in IE and when you run the mouse over it the tooltips will show up:
Using swfobject is very anoying - I understand your pain. But there isn't much we can do about it, even
YouTube.com need to use it. So there we go. Software patients are evil.
There are all sorts of technical opinions on whether to use swfobject. One is that is causes another request to your
server for the .js file. This slows the page down a little and increases the load on your server.