Mike RW

setDataURL inconsistency

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

 

 

When using the FusionCharts.js i discovered the "you must encode URL's if using URL's that look like .asp?moo=foo" when using the setDataURL function from FusionCharts.js.

 

 

 

However, i discovered this is NOT an issue after the chart object has been initialized.

 

 

 

for example i initialize my chart:

 



	   var chart = new FusionCharts("SelectScatter.swf", "selectChart", "570", "700", "0", "1");

		chart.setDataXML('');		

	   chart.render('chartDiv');



 

 

 

If i replace the chart.setDataXML with chart.setDataURL("generateChart.aspx?moo=foo&ice=cold"), it gives me headaches (this happens with fusioncharts and powercharts). BUT later, i have a form updating the setDataURL:

 

 

 

function changeChart(chartID,urlValue){



var chartObj = getChartFromId(chartID);

chartObj.setDataURL(urlValue);

}

 

 

 

This works just fine, with the urlValue being something like "generateChart.aspx?moo=foo&ice=cold" without having to encoding the URL (replace unsafe characters with hex). I wonder if the encode URL restriction on setDataURL is a FusionCharts.js problem? should i be encoding the URL just incase though?

 

 

 

also, where do i find documentation for those last two parameters for initializing a chart?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

 

For the reference of FusionCharts Javascript class's Constructure parameters..

 

FusionCharts("SWF PATH+NAME","ChartId","WIDTH","HEIGHT","DebugMode ON/OFF(values= 1/0)", "RegisterWithJS(1/0)")

 

 

 

For DebugMode please visit :http://fusioncharts.com/docs/Contents/Debug/window.html

 

 

 

For Register with JS please visit : http://fusioncharts.com/docs/Contents/JS_Overview.html

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now