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Class: ezcGraphChartElementBackground

Chart element representing the background. [source]
Chart elements can be understood as widgets or layout container inside the chart. The actual transformation to images happens inside the renderers. They represent all elements inside the chart and contain mostly general formatting options, while the renderer itself might define additional formatting options for some chart elments. You can find more about the general formatting options for chart elements in the base class ezcGraphChartElement.
Additionally to common background and border for chart elements it can draw an image on the chart background, and optionally repeat it. The position will be used to define the start of the repetition.
The repetition effects are modelled similar to the background settings in CSS. The example shows some common settings:
 1.   $chart new ezcGraphPieChart();
 2.   $chart->data['example'new ezcGraphArrayDataSetarray(
 3.       'Foo' => 23,
 4.       'Bar' => 42,
 5.   ) );
 6.  
 7.   $chart->background->image 'background.png';
 8.  
 9.   // Image would be repeated horizontal at the top of the background
10.   $chart->background->repeat ezcGraph::HORIZONTAL;
11.   $chart->background->postion ezcGraph::TOP;
12.  
13.   // Image would be placed once in the center
14.   $chart->background->repeat ezcGraph::NO_REPEAT// default;
15.   $chart->background->position ezcGraph::CENTER ezcGraph::MIDDLE;
16.  
17.   // Image would be repeated all over the chart, the position is irrelevant
18.   $chart->background->repeat ezcGraph::HORIZONTAL ezcGraph::VERTICAL;
19.  
20.   $graph->render400250'legend.svg' );

Parents

ezcBaseOptions
   |
   --ezcGraphChartElement
      |
      --ezcGraphChartElementBackground

Properties

string read/write  $image
Filename of the file to use for background
int read/write  $repeat
Defines how the background image gets repeated

Inherited Member Variables

From ezcBaseOptions:
protected  ezcBaseOptions::$properties

Method Summary

public ezcGraphBoundings render( $renderer, $boundings )
Render the background
public void setFromPalette( $palette )
Set colors and border for this element

Inherited Methods

From ezcGraphChartElement :
protected ezcGraphBoundings ezcGraphChartElement::getTitleSize()
Returns calculated boundings based on available percentual space of given bounding box specified in the elements options and direction of the box.
public abstract ezcGraphBoundings ezcGraphChartElement::render()
Renders this chart element
public void ezcGraphChartElement::setFromPalette()
Set colors and border fro this element
From ezcBaseOptions :
public ezcBaseOptions ezcBaseOptions::__construct()
Construct a new options object.
public void ezcBaseOptions::merge()
Merge an array into the actual options object.
public bool ezcBaseOptions::offsetExists()
Returns if an option exists.
public mixed ezcBaseOptions::offsetGet()
Returns an option value.
public void ezcBaseOptions::offsetSet()
Set an option.
public void ezcBaseOptions::offsetUnset()
Unset an option.

Methods

render

ezcGraphBoundings render( ezcGraphRenderer $renderer, $boundings )
Render the background

Parameters

Name Type Description
$renderer ezcGraphRenderer Renderer
$boundings ezcGraphBoundings Boundings

Redefinition of

Method Description
ezcGraphChartElement::render() Renders this chart element

setFromPalette

void setFromPalette( ezcGraphPalette $palette )
Set colors and border for this element
Method is overwritten because we do not ant to apply the global padding and margin here.

Parameters

Name Type Description
$palette ezcGraphPalette Palette

Redefinition of

Method Description
ezcGraphChartElement::setFromPalette() Set colors and border fro this element

Last updated: Mon, 21 Dec 2009