Highcharts Javascript API

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  1. Stacked area (spline etc) in irregular datetime series

    When you create more datetime irregular series, by now only the same datetime values are used to create the stack, resulting in a correct-but-ugly graph.

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      • Allow clickable tooltips

        It would be good if you could hover a point on the graph and then click on the tooltip that appears so that you could redirect the user to a relevant page (e.g. a news article).

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        • Do we have option to generate Smith Charts?

          We have a requirement to generate Smith Charts. Can Highcharts support Smith Charts?

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            • Autocalculation and plotting of trend lines

              Auto calculation and plotting of trend lines in line charts, as described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trend_lines_(technical_analysis)

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              • Ability to specify the minimum gap size in seconds

                Please, add the possibility of specifying the gapSize in seconds (eg gapTime). It will be very-very useful for timeline charts for Highstocks and Highcharts.

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                • sunburst

                  Extend the donut pie chart to show all data points as a subsection of the inner layer:

                  http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/ii/sunburst/sb-full.html

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                  • Create some form of tree / node linking chart

                    Highcharts doesn't currently appear to have any tree / node linking chart types. A few examples would be:

                    - Dendograms: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendrogram
                    - Hierarchical clustering: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierarchical_clustering
                    - Minimum Spanning Tree: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_spanning_tree

                    The above chart types vary in their purpose and how they are constructed. But this request is simply to have some form of tree / node linking chart capabilities in highcharts.

                    Once it becomes possible to chart a basic tree or hierarchy structure, it may be easier to extend functionality to create further chart types along the same thinking.

                    Plot.ly currently offers both dendrogram's and tree plots within their python…

                    16 votes
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                    • toggle legend box

                      if you can add a button which allows user to toggle the legend the it will be great, because as of now if you are displaying the legend on chart area then some part of chart points get hidden because of legend, and user just cant see them because legend box is on top of the chart points.

                      I even tried to do a normal toggle action with help of jquery but there are some issues when we do it. e.g. if we hide the legend and then add some series dynamically to chart then series gets added properly but…

                      238 votes
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                      • Replace rectangle zoom with mouse panning and zooming

                        Panning and Zooming like in Google Maps is way nicer to use than the current implementation of rectangle zoom. Would be great to have such feature :)

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                        • How to add directional arrows to map lines HighMaps

                          Add directional arrows to your map line

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                          • multi dimensional column charts

                            Recently I came across the requirement of implementing a column chart with individual widths of each column. This allows us to express two informations within one bar, I know pretty well about the discussions of "is this still readable" bit to advanced controllers it is.

                            I think it would be a great feature to include this second dimension to bar and column charts in order to create so called "multi dimensional bar charts".

                            Thanx for checking this feature request,
                            Flo!

                            113 votes
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                            • useUTC as a configuration per chart

                              I have an application that uses UTC in some graphs and non UTC time in other. It would be great to have is as a configuration.

                              7 votes
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                              • Add ability to change Rangeselector position

                                Currently Rangeselector position is fixed at top. It should be possible to provide custom position for rangeselector

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                                • chord diagram

                                  A chord diagram or an extended diagram is basically used to show data flow between multiple entities. We can have a circular chord diagram or an extended one.
                                  Currently we are achieving it through d3.js, but that requires lot of complex coding

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Pie Title

                                    Introduce a pie title that displays the series name. There should be option for placement: 'above', 'below' and 'inside'.

                                    Pie titles are necessary when you use charts with 2 or more pies is them.
                                    See these 3 mockups I made:
                                    Above: http://jsfiddle.net/kzoon/Nw2cC/
                                    Below: http://jsfiddle.net/kzoon/qMvc9/
                                    Inside: http://jsfiddle.net/kzoon/8SdqV/

                                    7 votes
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                                      • Add footnote textbox immediately below chart.

                                        I have several charts for which I need both subtitles and footnotes to clarify/explain the presentation of data (and I always use credits). When displaying on the web it is easy enough to add a paragraph under the chart, however I also need this footnote when exporting the chart. I would envision a simple text box above the credits section.
                                        There is a similar suggestion that was closed with the suggestion to use subtitles ( http://jsfiddle.net/sGv32/5/ ), but this suggestion will obviously not work if subtitles are already being used. Also, in Chrome, the chart tries to display below the…

                                        16 votes
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                                        • Exporting charts just by right clicking on them

                                          Hi

                                          I would like to suggest a small improvement concerning exporting. At the moment, user that wants to save a highchart has to click on a download icon and choose an option from a dropdown.
                                          A small but great improvement would be to do the same, just by right-clicking on a chart.

                                          You just right click on a chart -> save as -> desired format and voila!
                                          I am not sure if sucha feature is possible to implement, but it would be neat to have this! :)

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