Chart Elements and Hit-Testing

The FlexChart is composed of elements that can be customized using its object model. The elements are:

  • PlotArea: The area within the axes.
  • ChartArea: The area within the control but outside the axes.
  • Legend: The chart legend, usually on the right of the plot area.
  • Header: The chart header, above the plot area.
  • Footer: The chart footer, below the plot area.
  • AxisX: The X-axis, usually horizontal.
  • AxisY: The Y-axis, usually vertical.
  • Series: A chart series.
  • SeriesSymbol: A symbol in a chart series.
  • DataLabel: A label attached to a data point.

You can use the hitTest method to determine what chart area is under the mouse.