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Welcome to Goat 1000 - this is where you'll find some of the bits and pieces of software that I cobble together for fun. Please feel free to download them and try them out. All this stuff is freeware, no guarantee that it will do anything, etc. (though if it does fail to do anything, please let me know!)
In previous versions of SVGGraph there were labels for some bars and labels for pie slices, but that was about it. They used different code, had different option names, and supported different styles and things. Version 2.18 attempts to bring the labels together, support labelling all the data items, and provide more options for what the labels look like.
This example StackedBarGraph shows some of the new features. The labels are
displayed using a
data_label_type of “bubble”, with the
data_label_filter option used to only create 1 in 3 labels for
the second dataset and all labels for the first. What do you mean, you
can't see the labels for the first dataset?
You can't see the labels for the first dataset because the
are both set to allow the labels to fade in and out, and the
data_label_click option is set to
This hides the labels of the first dataset and shows the labels of the second from
the start, but they are all still there.
TagCanvas 2.6.1 is another quick bug-fix release, just fixing one bug that could be quite annoying. The new canvas tooltip supported by version 2.6 would display its div at the end of the page when TagCanvas started up. This version fixes that, and nothing else. So if you are not using div-based tooltips, this new version should not act any differently to version 2.6.
In other news, I've had a growing number of people contacting me about problems with using TagCanvas on the Android browser. There appear to be quite a few issues with using an HTML5 canvas on the Android browser, with all sorts of workarounds that may or may not solve the problems: Google search for “android browser canvas problems”.
I don't have anything that will run the Android browser, so I haven't made any attempt to solve these problems in the TagCanvas script. My advice for now is to search the web for similar Android canvas bugs and see if there are any changes that you can make to your HTML or CSS that will fix things for your application.
TagCanvas 2.6 really only adds one new feature, with a few options to go with it. The example cloud below shows the new mixed text and image tags in action.
The first new option is
imageMode and determines how TagCanvas
deals with text and images found in the links it uses to create the tags. The
default behaviour is to act the way it always used to do, displaying an image
if there is one, or the link text otherwise. The
allows you to choose
to only display images (
imageMode = 'image'), only display text
imageMode = 'text'), or display text and images on a single tag
imageMode = 'both'). The default fallback option is used when
imagePosition option specifies where the image goes in
relation to the text, and
imagePadding is the amount of space
between the image and the text. For positioning the text and image within the
bounding box of the tag, there are
options. Apart from
textAlign, these options are only useful when
mixed image and text tags are in use.
- JPEG Saver - A screen saver for Windows that displays JPEG, PNG and BMP images.
- SVGGraph - A PHP library for generating SVG graphs.
- CRCDropper - A drag and drop CRC32 calculator.
- CRCDropper2 - Another drag and drop CRC32 calculator.
- CRCDropper3 - « see if you can guess what this does ».
- TrayBlank - a small utility for starting the screen saver from the system tray.
- Shuffler - a small utility for managing windows.
- Snow - a web page background snowfall, using the HTML5 canvas element.
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