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@visa/parallel-plot

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<parallel-plot
  accessibility = {...}
  data = {[{"peer":"peers","filter":"all","spend":0.69},{data}]}
  valueAccessor = {"spend"}
  ordinalAccessor = {"peer"}
  seriesAccessor = {"filter"}
/>

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# Installation Steps


  • Using npm

    $ npm i @visa/parallel-plot
    
  • Using yarn

    $ yarn add @visa/parallel-plot
    

# Props Documentation



# Base Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
height number 300 Height in px of the chart container
width number 500 Width in px of the chart container
mainTitle string 'Parallel Plot Title' The dynamic tag of title for the chart (or you can create your own separately). See highestHeadingLevel prop for how tags get assigned.
subTitle string/ISubTitleType 'This is a subtitle' The dynamic tag for a sub title for the chart (or you can create your own separately). See highestHeadingLevel prop for how tags get assigned.
highestHeadingLevel string/number 'h2' Sets the heading level (which also sets sublevels) for the chart. "p", "span", and "div" are also valid.

ISubTitleType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
text string ‘’ Text of the subtitle.
keywordsHighlight object[] ‘’ Data used to create highlighted words in the subtitle, an array of objects which includes text, color and index keys. text correspond to one more multiple words/numbers as a single string in the subtitle text. color takes a HEX color string. index takes a number, if not specified all occurrences of the text will be highlighted.


# Data Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
ordinalAccessor string 'label' Key used to determine line's categorical property.
valueAccessor string 'value' Key used to determine line's numeric property.
seriesAccessor string 'series' Key used to determine series.
uniqueID string undefined ID used to identify chart (must be unique per chart), helpful for validation messages. Defaults to UUID v4 standard.
data object[] undefined Data used to create chart, an array of objects which includes keys that map to above accessors.
secondaryLines object (custom type) ISecondaryType Array of values used to classify series as secondary

ISecondaryType Definition

Name (secondaryLines.) Type Default Value(s) Description
keys string[] [] Assign keys of secondary lines.
showDataLabel boolean true Sets the visibility of data labels on secondary lines.
showSeriesLabel boolean true Sets the visibility of series labels on secondary lines.
opacity number 1 Sets the opacity of secondary lines.


# Accessibility Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
accessibility object (custom type) IAccessibilityType Manages messages and settings for chart accessibility, see object definition below.

IAccessibilityType Definition

Name (accessibility.) Type Default Value(s) Description
longDescription string '' Use this to add a helpful description of the chart.
executiveSummary string '' Use this to describe the biggest takeaway of the chart.
purpose string '' Use this to describe the purpose of this particular chart.
contextExplanation string '' Use this to explain any controls or content on your page that affect or are affected by this chart.
title string '' Gives the chart an alternate title to be used by screen readers.
elementDescriptionAccessor string '' Optional key used to add an additional description to any element, from your data.
statisticalNotes string '' Use this to provide any statistical explanations, such as trends, clusters, patterns, or outliers.
structureNotes string '' Use this to describe special visual features of the chart, such as sorting, color grouping, etc.
includeDataKeyNames boolean false If true, includes data key names in voice over description of each element. EG "Year over year growth: 5.6%" instead of just "5.6%"
hideDataTableButton boolean false If true, hides the data table button (but it is still available to screen reader users).
disableValidation boolean false If true, disables validations of accessibility props for this chart. Validation is intended to be used during development; upon completion, validation should be disabled.
elementsAreInterface any/boolean null Defaults to null. Set to true if interacting with the elements in this chart affects your application. Otherwise, must be set to false.
onChangeFunc function undefined Custom event listener (changeFunc) that enables dev to control accessibility page experience when chart data updates.
showSmallLabels boolean false Defaults to false. Set to true if you would like to display labels on small elements that are likely to overlap. Note, this could impact accessibility of your graphic.
hideStrokes boolean false Defaults to false. Set to true if you would like to remove automated stroke outlines from the chart, note, this could impact accessibility of your graphic.
hideTextures boolean false Defaults to false. Set to true if you would like to remove textures from the chart, note, this could impact accessibility of your graphic.
keyboardNavConfig IKeyConfig { disabled: false } Defaults disabled to false. May be set to true if accessibility.elementsAreInterface = false and suppressEvents = true. This will disable keyboard navigation and simplify chart instructions for screen reader users.
showExperimentalTextures boolean false Defaults to false. Set to true if you would like leverage our textures which are still undergoing research and development.

// accessibility = { ...accessibility, onChangeFunc: d => changeHandler(d)}
// example of setting updates on page based on changeFunc custom events
const changeHandler = d => {
  if (d.updated && (d.removed || d.added)) {
    let updates = 'The parallel plot has ';
    if (d.removed) {
      updates += 'removed ' + d.removed + ' data point' + (d.removed > 1 ? 's ' : ' ');
    }
    if (d.added) {
      updates +=
        (d.removed ? 'and ' : '') +
        'added ' +
        d.added +
        (d.removed ? '' : d.added > 1 ? ' data points' : ' data point');
    }
    setChartUpdates(updates);
  } else if (d.updated) {
    const newUpdate = "The chart's data has changed, but no data points were removed or added.";
    setChartUpdates(
      newUpdate !== chartUpdates
        ? newUpdate
        : "The chart's data has changed again, but no data points were removed or added."
    );
  }
};


# Localization Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
localization object (custom type) ILocalizationType Manages messages and settings for chart localization, see object definition below.

ILocalizationType Definition

Name (localization.) Type Default Value(s) Description
language string/object en Use this to add a language to a chart. This can be string value like en or valid translation object.
numeralLocale string/object US Use this to add a numerical locale to a chart. This can be string value like US or valid numeralLocale object.
overwrite boolean false Use this to describe the purpose of this particular chart.
skipValidation boolean false If true, disables validations of localization props for this chart. Validation is intended to be used during development; upon completion, validation should be disabled.


# Annotation Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
annotations array[{annotations}] [] Adds annotations to the chart, see d3-svg-annotation by Susie Lu.

annotations object definition

annotations is an array of objects which needs to have the following properties within them. See the detailed api specifications from d3-svg-annotation, along with additional properties layered on top of that work, documented below.

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
accessibilityDescription string undefined Sets the accessibility description for the annotation for screen reader users.


# Axis Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
xAxis object (custom type) IAxisType Manages settings for the chart's x axis, see object definition below.
yAxis object (custom type) IAxisType Manages settings for the chart's y axis, see object definition below.
minValueOverride number undefined Overrides the calculated default min value.
maxValueOverride number undefined Overrides the calculated default max value.
showBaselineX boolean false When selected, shows the x baseline
wrapLabel boolean true When selected, wraps axis labels.

IAxisType Definition

Name (xAxis./yAxis.) Type Default Value(s) Description
visible boolean true Toggles the visibility of the axis.
gridVisible boolean true Toggles the visibility of the axis grid.
label string 'X Axis' Sets the label for the axis.
unit string '' or 'month' Sets the unit of padding for the axis when accessor is a date.
format string '' or '%b %y' or '0[.][0][0]a' Sets the formatting for axis elements, EG %b, refer to d3-time-format and numeral.js.
tickInterval number 1 Can be used to reduce the frequency of axis ticks. This number sets the interval of axis ticks that are shown.


# Event Props <>

Events in stencil.js dispatch Custom DOM events for other components to handle, we use Stencil's @Event() decorator to emit events (click, hover, mouseOut) from end user activity on our charts.

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
suppressEvents boolean false Suppresses and disables click, hover and mouseOut event emitters. Setting to true can increase performance for non-interactive charts.
cursor string 'default' Changes pointer type during mouse over on elements. Valid values are 'default' or 'pointer'.
onClickEvent function undefined When clickEvent event occurs (e.g., mouse/keyboard click on chart geometry), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing data and target node at e.detail {data: d, target: n}. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
clickHighlight object[] [] Data used to track chart selections, an array of objects which includes keys that map to above accessors.
clickStyle object (custom type) IClickStyleType Sets the styling of elements when they are selected, see object definition below.
onHoverEvent function undefined When hoverEvent event occurs (e.g., mouse hover/keyboard focus on chart geometry), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing data and target node at e.detail {data: d, target: n}. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
onMouseOutEvent function undefined When mouseOutEvent event occurs (e.g., mouse/keyboard blur on chart geometry), this event handler will be called, and has no data object. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
hoverHighlight object {} Datum object used to track active chart element, the object should include keys that map to above accessors.
hoverStyle object (custom type) IHoverStyleType Sets the styling of elements when they are hovered/focused, see object definition below.
interactionKeys string[] [] Sets the column names of data to interact with.
hoverOpacity number 1 Sets opacity of inactive elements when hovering/focused on a chart geometry.
onInitialLoadEvent function undefined When initalLoad event occurs (e.g., chart is mounted to window), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing the corresponding chartID at e.detail. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
onInitialLoadEndEvent function undefined When initalLoadEnd event occurs (e.g., chart has been mounted to window), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing the corresponding chartID at e.detail. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
onDrawStartEvent function undefined When drawStart event occurs (e.g., chart render function is called), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing the corresponding chartID at e.detail. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
onDrawEndEvent function undefined When drawEnd event occurs (e.g., chart's stencil lifecycle completes), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing the corresponding chartID at e.detail. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.
onTransitionEndEvent function undefined When transitionEnd event occurs (e.g., chart geometry's transition lifecycle completes), this event handler will be called with the custom event object (e.g., e), containing the corresponding chartID at e.detail. You will need to construct your own functionality of what actions to take within the callback.

IClickStyleType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
color string '' Sets the color of the clicked element (requires clickHighlight to be valid and sent).
strokeWidth number 2 Sets the stroke width of the clicked element (requires clickHighlight to be valid and sent).

IHoverStyleType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
color string '' Sets the color of the hovered element (requires hoverHighlight to be valid and sent).
strokeWidth number 2 Sets the stroke width of the hovered element (requires hoverHighlight to be valid and sent).
// example of interactivity code
// note this only tracks a single click, you need your own logic to build the array of currnet selections made by user and then pass that result back to chart
//...
const clickHandler = evt => {
  const d = evt.detail.data; // data is located here
  const t = evt.detail.target; // chart mark/label clicked is located here

  this.currentClickedElement = [d]; // this is passed to clickHighlight prop
};

const hoverHandler = evt => {
  const d = evt.detail.data; // data is located here
  const t = evt.detail.target; // chart mark/label clicked is located here

  this.currentHoveredElement = d; // this is passed to hoverHighlight prop
};

const mouseOutHandler = evt => {
  this.currentHoveredElement = ''; // this is passed to hoverHighlight prop
};

// an example of calling these from within a stencil.js component
<parallel-plot
  data={[{ data }]}
  valueAccessor={'spend'}
  ordinalAccessor={'peer'}
  seriesAccessor={'filter'}
  interactionKeys={['filter']}
  onClickEvent={this.onClickEvent}
  clickHighlight={this.currentClickedElement}
  clickStyle={this.clickStyle}
  onHoverEvent={this.onHoverEvent}
  onMouseOutEvent={this.onMouseOut}
  hoverHighlight={this.currentHoveredElement}
  hoverStyle={this.hoverStyle}
/>;
//...


# Label Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
dataLabel object (custom type) IDataLabelType Controls visibility, styling and placement of data labels, see object definition below.
dataKeyNames object undefined Object that contains mapping of data keys (e.g., accessors) and user friendly names of the data fields. This prop can be used to enable translation of data keys between languages, or just provide a meaningful name for data elements within a chart. The key:value pairs in this object will effect tooltips, data table, aria labels, axes, etc. Anywhere in chart where data key may be exposed to consumers.
seriesLabel object (custom type) IDataLabelType Controls visibility, styling and placement of series labels, see object definition below.
legend object (custom type) ILegendType Controls visibility and label of the chart legend, see object definition below.
showTooltip boolean true Toggles whether to display the tooltip on hover/focus on chart geometries.
tooltipLabel object (custom type) ITooltipLabelType Controls visibility, content and format of the chart tooltip, see object definition below.

IDataLabelType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
labelAccessor string '' Key used to determine label's property.
visible boolean true Toggles the visibility (opacity) of the data labels.
placement string 'bottom-right' Sets the placement of the data label, accepts 'top-right', 'bottom-right', 'top-left' or 'bottom-left'. Placement option 'auto' leverages the resolveLabelCollision algorithm and places labels without overlaps in available space on the chart.
format string '0[.][0][0]a' Sets the formatting for the data labels, EG %b, refer to d3-time-format and numeral.js.
collisionHideOnly boolean false Toggles whether to run resolveLabelCollision algorithm and hide labels if collision is detected (vs hide and then place). This is overridden by placement being set to auto.
collisionPlacement string 'all' Sets the placement of the data label when resolveLabelCollision algorithm is run (dataLabel.placement must be 'auto'). Examples of values are 'all', 'top', 'middle', 'bottom', 'left' and 'right'.

ISeriesLabel Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
label string[] [] An array which determines the labels for each line, in order.
visible boolean true Toggles the visibility (opacity) of the series labels.
placement string 'right' Sets the placement of the series label, accepts 'top', 'left', 'bottom' or 'right'. Placement option 'auto' leverages the resolveLabelCollision algorithm and places series labels without overlaps in available space on the chart.
collisionHideOnly boolean false Toggles whether to run resolveLabelCollision algorithm and hide series labels if collision is detected (vs hide and then place). This is overridden by placement being set to auto.

ILegendType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
visible boolean true Toggles the visibility (opacity/display) of the legend.
interactive boolean false Toggles the interactivity of the legend.
labels string[] '' An array that sets each label in the legend, in order. Passing empty string will populate legend labels directly from data values.

ITooltipLabelType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
labelAccessor string[] [] An array that determines which property of the data is displayed in the tooltip.
labelTitle string[] [] An array that sets the title for each data property in the tooltip.
format string '' Sets the formatting for the data properties in the tooltip, EG %b, refer to d3-time-format and numeral.js.


# Margin & Padding Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
margin object (custom type) IBoxModelType Margin between the subtitle and the chart area, or between the title and chart area if no subtitle is specified, see object definition below.
padding object (custom type) IBoxModelType Padding between plot area and axes lines, see object definition below.

IBoxModelType Definition

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
top number height * 0.01 Sets the top margin/padding for the chart container.
bottom number height * 0.01 Sets the bottom margin/padding for the chart container.
left number width * 0.01 Sets the top margin/padding for the chart container.
right number width * 0.01 Sets the top margin/padding for the chart container.


# Style Props <>

Name Type Default Value(s) Description
colorPalette string 'single_blue' Included color palettes can be found in our color utility. Overridden by colors.
colors string[] undefined Accepts array of color strings or color values to customize colors beyond our palettes. Colors assigned in order.
dotRadius number 4 Sets the radius of data points, if visible.
lineCurve string 'linear' Sets the d3 curve of the line, accepts 'linear' or 'bumpX'. Refer to d3-shape curve docs for more details. Note: VCC enables only select curve options from D3.
showDots boolean true When selected, makes data point dots visible.
strokeWidth string '1' Changes stroke width of series lines.


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