How do I detect a click in Graph2?

Inge Bøhn inge at
Tue May 27 14:16:22 EDT 2008

Hi David
As far as I can see I follow what is said in this manual, and I do  
the clicks on data objects, but still I can't get the event. Have you  
got this to work?


Den 27. mai. 2008 kl. 20.03 skrev David Swain:

> Hi Inge,
> There is a brief section on that in the latest Graph2 manual from  
> TigerLogic - page 40. If you don't have that pdf file, you can  
> download it from the Manuals download page at this location:
> <>
> Regards,
> David Swain
> On May 27, 2008, at 1:48 PM, Inge Bøhn wrote:
>> In Studio 4.2 Mac I have a window with a Graph2 xy bar chart that  
>> shows bars for different period in a year.
>> I want to click on a bar and get the "name" of this bar.
>> In the graph's $event method I detect some of the events that are  
>> described: evBefore and evAfter, evMousedown and some more.
>> This is an example of what I try to do:
>> On evGraphClick
>> 	Calculate lvPeriodString as pSetname
>> 	OK message  {The period is [lvPeriodString]}
>> But I can't detect this evGraphClick (except that it sometimes  
>> responds when I click inside a very small part of the graph).
>> Is there something I should have said by notation or something  
>> else I should have done that causes this?
>> Anyone having an idea?
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