Documentation and examples

The documentation for RGraph. If you want guidance on setting up RGraph look at the Implementing RGraph pages, whilst if you'looking for information on what RGraph can do then look at the Features and examples pages.

  • Introduction
    Learn what RGraph is and associated information. There's a page that describes both the canvas and SVG tags and a page that lists the benefits that can be found by using JavaScript to create your charts.

  • implementing RGraph
    This page details how you go about implementing RGraph on your website. It has lots of useful information such as browser support for RGraph, getting started with RGraph and getting the best performance from your charts.

  • Available chart types & option reference
    RGraph supports twenty-one different types of charts and many can be made to look significantly different through the use of the properties. An example of this is the fan chart that can be created with multiple Line chart objects and which can represent growing uncertainty in a predicted set of values.

  • Features and examples
    The majority of the features of RGraph are documented here. There are lots of features that are available to you such as tooltips, events, zoom, adjusting and annotation.

  • HOWTO guides
    HOWTO guides offer simple and straight-forward guides for accomplishing specific tasks. There are about 40-45 guides that are available in total. Each attempts to take you through the steps that are necessary to accomplish the task. They also provide the source code thats used as well.

  • Drawing API
    The drawing API offers you a way to add shapes and images to your charts that support events and tooltips. There are basic shapes available to you (for example rectangles and circles) and more chart-esque elements like axes and background objects. This chart for example has a few extra Y axes added .

  • Miscellaneous documentation
    Various documentation that doesn't fit elsewhere. This is worth reading as it lists a number of small things that you may or may not come across and which have answers that aren't immediately obvious.