Column charts with ticks

After having some issues with the Flex Forum due to spamming (not me), I went back on to answer a few quick questions. A question about creating tick lines between the interval lines on a column chart was followed up with setting the number of tick lines between the intervals. The first part of adding tick lines is fairly straight forward. When you create a ColumnChart and add LinearAxis, you can set the minorInterval value, which creates the ticks between the main intervals. After that is set, you can add an AxisRenderer to the verticalAxisRender to adjust what the tick Continue reading Column charts with ticks

Column Chart with Item Renderer

When doing the Column Chart with fillFunction for a question in the Flex Forum, the poster said that he was trying to do something a little different. Instead of a simple fill, he wanted the fill to be semi-transparent with a solid border. When I looked at the iFill function, it didn’t have a stroke option and it doesn’t seem that the standard column item deals with the column border. My guess was, that an item renderer should be used for the column instead. Within the item render, you can create a rectangle graphic and then adjust the border and Continue reading Column Chart with Item Renderer