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Highcharts Cookbook by Nicholas Terwoord

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Creating master details graphs

Often times in data, especially chronological data, there are patterns. These patterns can get lost when we are presented with too much, or too little, data. There are also times when we want to keep both views at hand: the details as well as the overall data. These types of graphs are known as master details graphs.

Getting ready

For setting up a basic page and installing jQuery and Highcharts, refer to the Getting ready section of the Creating your first chart recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Highcharts.

How to do it...

To get started, perform the following steps:

  1. Unlike normally, we'll create three containers: one for the master graph, one for the details graph, and one to wrap both of them, as shown in the ...

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