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How to do custom chart annotations in Flex

Hunting around the ‘Net, I found a few good examples of creating chart annotations in Flex.

One example app which helped me greatly was from a “blog posting by Ely Greenfield”: If you’re interested, you can view it on his website: “chart annotation demo”:

Unfortunately, the code you can download from his site is a little old so it has problems compiling in Flex Builder 2+. I have updated the code, fixed some bugs in it and have it available here: download

Ely has other interesting demos on his site which are worth checking out. Some of my favorites are: the “variable radius pie chart demo”:, the “interactive bubble chart demo”:, and the “dashed lines demo”:

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annotation example by Ely Greenfield

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annotation example by Brendan Meutzner

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