bokeh.models.tools

Bokeh comes with a number of interactive tools.

There are five types of tool interactions:

  • Pan/Drag

  • Click/Tap

  • Scroll/Pinch

  • Actions

  • Inspectors

For the first three comprise the category of gesture tools, and only one tool for each gesture can be active at any given time. The active tool is indicated on the toolbar by a highlight next to the tool. Actions are immediate or modal operations that are only activated when their button in the toolbar is pressed. Inspectors are passive tools that merely report information or annotate the plot in some way, and may always be active regardless of what other tools are currently active.

class Action(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Tool

A base class for tools that are buttons in the toolbar.

Note

This is an abstract base class used to help organize the hierarchy of Bokeh model types. It is not useful to instantiate on its own.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "id": "16199",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class BoxEditTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.EditTool, bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.Tap

toolbar icon: box_edit_icon

Allows drawing, dragging and deleting Rect glyphs on one or more renderers by editing the underlying ColumnDataSource data. Like other drawing tools, the renderers that are to be edited must be supplied explicitly as a list. When drawing a new box the data will always be added to the ColumnDataSource on the first supplied renderer.

The tool will modify the columns on the data source corresponding to the x, y, width and height values of the glyph. Any additional columns in the data source will be padded with empty_value, when adding a new box.

The supported actions include:

  • Add box: Hold shift then click and drag anywhere on the plot or double tap once to start drawing, move the mouse and double tap again to finish drawing.

  • Move box: Click and drag an existing box, the box will be dropped once you let go of the mouse button.

  • Delete box: Tap a box to select it then press <<backspace>> key while the mouse is within the plot area.

To Move or Delete multiple boxes at once:

  • Move selection: Select box(es) with <<shift>>+tap (or another selection tool) then drag anywhere on the plot. Selecting and then dragging on a specific box will move both.

  • Delete selection: Select box(es) with <<shift>>+tap (or another selection tool) then press <<backspace>> while the mouse is within the plot area.

custom_icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

custom_tooltip

property type: String

A custom tooltip label to override the default name.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions the box drawing is to be free in. By default, users may freely draw boxes with any dimensions. If only “width” is set, the box will be constrained to span the entire vertical space of the plot, only the horizontal dimension can be controlled. If only “height” is set, the box will be constrained to span the entire horizontal space of the plot, and the vertical dimension can be controlled.

empty_value

property type: Either ( Bool , Int , Float , Date , Datetime , Color , String )

Defines the value to insert on non-coordinate columns when a new glyph is inserted into the ColumnDataSource columns, e.g. when a circle glyph defines ‘x’, ‘y’ and ‘color’ columns, adding a new point will add the x and y-coordinates to ‘x’ and ‘y’ columns and the color column will be filled with the defined empty value.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

num_objects

property type: Int

Defines a limit on the number of boxes that can be drawn. By default there is no limit on the number of objects, but if enabled the oldest drawn box will be dropped to make space for the new box being added.

renderers

property type: List ( Instance ( Renderer ) )

An explicit list of renderers corresponding to scatter glyphs that may be edited.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "custom_icon": null,
  "custom_tooltip": null,
  "dimensions": "both",
  "empty_value": null,
  "id": "16205",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "num_objects": 0,
  "renderers": [],
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class BoxSelectTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.SelectTool

toolbar icon: box_select_icon

The box selection tool allows users to make selections on a Plot by showing a rectangular region by dragging the mouse or a finger over the plot area. The end of the drag event indicates the selection region is ready.

See Selected and Unselected Glyphs for information on styling selected and unselected glyphs.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions the box selection is to be free in. By default, users may freely draw selections boxes with any dimensions. If only “width” is set, the box will be constrained to span the entire vertical space of the plot, only the horizontal dimension can be controlled. If only “height” is set, the box will be constrained to span the entire horizontal space of the plot, and the vertical dimension can be controlled.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
mode

property type: Enum ( SelectionMode )

Defines what should happen when a new selection is made. The default is to replace the existing selection. Other options are to append to the selection, intersect with it or subtract from it.

name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

names

property type: List ( String )

A list of names to query for. If set, only renderers that have a matching value for their name attribute will be used.

origin

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(corner, center) )

Indicates whether the rectangular selection area should originate from a corner (top-left or bottom-right depending on direction) or the center of the box.

overlay

property type: Instance ( BoxAnnotation )

A shaded annotation drawn to indicate the selection region.

renderers

property type: Either ( Auto , List ( Instance ( Renderer ) ) )

An explicit list of renderers to hit test against. If unset, defaults to all renderers on a plot.

select_every_mousemove

property type: Bool

Whether a selection computation should happen on every mouse event, or only once, when the selection region is completed. Default: False

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "dimensions": "both",
  "id": "16217",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "mode": "replace",
  "name": null,
  "names": [],
  "origin": "corner",
  "overlay": {
    "id": "16218"
  },
  "renderers": "auto",
  "select_every_mousemove": false,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class BoxZoomTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Drag

toolbar icon: box_zoom_icon

The box zoom tool allows users to define a rectangular egion of a Plot to zoom to by dragging he mouse or a finger over the plot region. The end of the drag event indicates the selection region is ready.

Note

BoxZoomTool is incompatible with GMapPlot due to the manner in which Google Maps exert explicit control over aspect ratios. Adding this tool to a GMapPlot will have no effect.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions the zoom box is to be free in. By default, users may freely draw zoom boxes with any dimensions. If only “width” is supplied, the box will be constrained to span the entire vertical space of the plot, only the horizontal dimension can be controlled. If only “height” is supplied, the box will be constrained to span the entire horizontal space of the plot, and the vertical dimension can be controlled.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
match_aspect

property type: Bool

Whether the box zoom region should be restricted to have the same aspect ratio as the plot region.

Note

If the tool is restricted to one dimension, this value has no effect.

name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

origin

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(corner, center) )

Indicates whether the rectangular zoom area should originate from a corner (top-left or bottom-right depending on direction) or the center of the box.

overlay

property type: Instance ( BoxAnnotation )

A shaded annotation drawn to indicate the selection region.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "dimensions": "both",
  "id": "16231",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "match_aspect": false,
  "name": null,
  "origin": "corner",
  "overlay": {
    "id": "16232"
  },
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class CrosshairTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Inspection

toolbar icon: crosshair_icon

The crosshair tool is a passive inspector tool. It is generally on at all times, but can be configured in the inspector’s menu associated with the toolbar icon shown above.

The crosshair tool draws a crosshair annotation over the plot, centered on the current mouse position. The crosshair tool may be configured to draw across only one dimension by setting the dimension property to only width or height.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions the crosshair tool is to track. By default, both vertical and horizontal lines will be drawn. If only “width” is supplied, only a horizontal line will be drawn. If only “height” is supplied, only a vertical line will be drawn.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
line_alpha

property type: Float

An alpha value to use to stroke paths with.

Acceptable values are floating point numbers between 0 (transparent) and 1 (opaque).

line_color

property type: Color

A color to use to stroke paths with.

Acceptable values are:

  • any of the 147 named CSS colors, e.g 'green', 'indigo'

  • an RGB(A) hex value, e.g., '#FF0000', '#44444444'

  • a 3-tuple of integers (r,g,b) between 0 and 255

  • a 4-tuple of (r,g,b,a) where r,g,b are integers between 0..255 and a is between 0..1

line_width

property type: Float

Stroke width in units of pixels.

name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

toggleable

property type: Bool

Whether an on/off toggle button should appear in the toolbar for this inspection tool. If False, the viewers of a plot will not be able to toggle the inspector on or off using the toolbar.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "dimensions": "both",
  "id": "16242",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "line_alpha": 1.0,
  "line_color": "black",
  "line_width": 1,
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": [],
  "toggleable": true
}
class CustomAction(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Action

Execute a custom action, e.g. CustomJS callback when a toolbar icon is activated.

Example

tool = CustomAction(icon="icon.png",
                    callback=CustomJS(code='alert("foo")'))

plot.add_tools(tool)
action_tooltip

property type: String

Tooltip displayed when hovering over the custom action icon.

callback

property type: Instance ( Callback )

A Bokeh callback to execute when the custom action icon is activated.

icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "action_tooltip": "Perform a Custom Action",
  "callback": null,
  "icon": null,
  "id": "16253",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class CustomJSHover(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.model.Model

Define a custom formatter to apply to a hover tool field.

This model can be configured with JavaScript code to format hover tooltips. The JavaScript code has access to the current value to format, some special variables, and any format configured on the tooltip. The variable value will contain the untransformed value. The variable special_vars will provide a dict with the following contents:

  • x data-space x-coordinate of the mouse

  • y data-space y-coordinate of the mouse

  • sx screen-space x-coordinate of the mouse

  • sy screen-space y-coordinate of the mouse

  • data_x data-space x-coordinate of the hovered glyph

  • data_y data-space y-coordinate of the hovered glyph

  • indices column indices of all currently hovered glyphs

  • name value of the name property of the hovered glyph renderer

If the hover is over a “multi” glyph such as Patches or MultiLine then a segment_index key will also be present.

Finally, the value of the format passed in the tooltip specification is available as the format variable.

Example

As an example, the following code adds a custom formatter to format WebMercator northing coordinates (in meters) as a latitude:

lat_custom = CustomJSHover(code="""
    var projections = Bokeh.require("core/util/projections");
    var x = special_vars.x
    var y = special_vars.y
    var coords = projections.wgs84_mercator.invert(x, y)
    return "" + coords[1]
""")

p.add_tools(HoverTool(
    tooltips=[( 'lat','@y{custom}' )],
    formatters=dict(y=lat_custom)
))

Warning

The explicit purpose of this Bokeh Model is to embed raw JavaScript code for a browser to execute. If any part of the code is derived from untrusted user inputs, then you must take appropriate care to sanitize the user input prior to passing to Bokeh.

args

property type: Dict ( String , Instance ( Model ) )

A mapping of names to Bokeh plot objects. These objects are made available to the callback code snippet as the values of named parameters to the callback.

code

property type: String

A snippet of JavaScript code to transform a single value. The variable value will contain the untransformed value and can be expected to be present in the function namespace at render time. Additionally, the variable special_vars will be available, and will provide a dict with the following contents:

  • x data-space x-coordinate of the mouse

  • y data-space y-coordinate of the mouse

  • sx screen-space x-coordinate of the mouse

  • sy screen-space y-coordinate of the mouse

  • data_x data-space x-coordinate of the hovered glyph

  • data_y data-space y-coordinate of the hovered glyph

  • indices column indices of all currently hovered glyphs

If the hover is over a “multi” glyph such as Patches or MultiLine then a segment_index key will also be present.

Finally, the value of the format passed in the tooltip specification is available as the format variable.

The snippet will be made into the body of a function and therefore requires a return statement.

Example:

code = '''
return value + " total"
'''
js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "args": {},
  "code": "",
  "id": "16262",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class Drag(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Gesture

A base class for tools that respond to drag events.

Note

This is an abstract base class used to help organize the hierarchy of Bokeh model types. It is not useful to instantiate on its own.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "id": "16270",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class EditTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Gesture

A base class for all interactive draw tool types.

Note

This is an abstract base class used to help organize the hierarchy of Bokeh model types. It is not useful to instantiate on its own.

custom_icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

custom_tooltip

property type: String

A custom tooltip label to override the default name.

empty_value

property type: Either ( Bool , Int , Float , Date , Datetime , Color , String )

Defines the value to insert on non-coordinate columns when a new glyph is inserted into the ColumnDataSource columns, e.g. when a circle glyph defines ‘x’, ‘y’ and ‘color’ columns, adding a new point will add the x and y-coordinates to ‘x’ and ‘y’ columns and the color column will be filled with the defined empty value.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

renderers

property type: List ( Instance ( Renderer ) )

An explicit list of renderers corresponding to scatter glyphs that may be edited.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "custom_icon": null,
  "custom_tooltip": null,
  "empty_value": null,
  "id": "16276",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "renderers": [],
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class FreehandDrawTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.EditTool, bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.Tap

toolbar icon: freehand_draw_icon

Allows freehand drawing of Patches and MultiLine glyphs. The glyph to draw may be defined via the renderers property.

The tool will modify the columns on the data source corresponding to the xs and ys values of the glyph. Any additional columns in the data source will be padded with the declared empty_value, when adding a new point.

The supported actions include:

  • Draw vertices: Click and drag to draw a line

  • Delete patch/multi-line: Tap a patch/multi-line to select it then press <<backspace>> key while the mouse is within the plot area.

custom_icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

custom_tooltip

property type: String

A custom tooltip label to override the default name.

empty_value

property type: Either ( Bool , Int , Float , Date , Datetime , Color , String )

Defines the value to insert on non-coordinate columns when a new glyph is inserted into the ColumnDataSource columns, e.g. when a circle glyph defines ‘x’, ‘y’ and ‘color’ columns, adding a new point will add the x and y-coordinates to ‘x’ and ‘y’ columns and the color column will be filled with the defined empty value.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

num_objects

property type: Int

Defines a limit on the number of patches or multi-lines that can be drawn. By default there is no limit on the number of objects, but if enabled the oldest drawn patch or multi-line will be overwritten when the limit is reached.

renderers

property type: List ( Instance ( Renderer ) )

An explicit list of renderers corresponding to scatter glyphs that may be edited.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "custom_icon": null,
  "custom_tooltip": null,
  "empty_value": null,
  "id": "16286",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "num_objects": 0,
  "renderers": [],
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class Gesture(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Tool

A base class for tools that respond to drag events.

Note

This is an abstract base class used to help organize the hierarchy of Bokeh model types. It is not useful to instantiate on its own.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "id": "16297",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class HelpTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Action

A button tool to provide a “help” link to users.

The hover text can be customized through the help_tooltip attribute and the redirect site overridden as well.

help_tooltip

property type: String

Tooltip displayed when hovering over the help icon.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

redirect

property type: String

Site to be redirected through upon click.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "help_tooltip": "Click the question mark to learn more about Bokeh plot tools.",
  "id": "16303",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "redirect": "https://docs.bokeh.org/en/latest/docs/user_guide/tools.html",
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class HoverTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Inspection

toolbar icon: hover_icon

The hover tool is a passive inspector tool. It is generally on at all times, but can be configured in the inspector’s menu associated with the toolbar icon shown above.

By default, the hover tool displays informational tooltips whenever the cursor is directly over a glyph. The data to show comes from the glyph’s data source, and what to display is configurable with the tooltips property that maps display names to columns in the data source, or to special known variables.

Here is an example of how to configure and use the hover tool:

# Add tooltip (name, field) pairs to the tool. See below for a
# description of possible field values.
hover.tooltips = [
    ("index", "$index"),
    ("(x,y)", "($x, $y)"),
    ("radius", "@radius"),
    ("fill color", "$color[hex, swatch]:fill_color"),
    ("foo", "@foo"),
    ("bar", "@bar"),
    ("baz", "@baz{safe}"),
    ("total", "@total{$0,0.00}"
]

You can also supply a Callback to the HoverTool, to build custom interactions on hover. In this case you may want to turn the tooltips off by setting tooltips=None.

Warning

When supplying a callback or custom template, the explicit intent of this Bokeh Model is to embed raw HTML and JavaScript code for a browser to execute. If any part of the code is derived from untrusted user inputs, then you must take appropriate care to sanitize the user input prior to passing to Bokeh.

Hover tool does not currently work with the following glyphs:

  • annulus

  • arc

  • bezier

  • image_url

  • oval

  • patch

  • quadratic

  • ray

  • step

  • text

anchor

property type: Enum ( LegendLocation )

If point policy is set to “snap_to_data”, anchor defines the attachment point of a tooltip. The default is to attach to the center of a glyph.

attachment

property type: Enum ( TooltipAttachment )

Whether the tooltip should be displayed to the left or right of the cursor position or above or below it, or if it should be automatically placed in the horizontal or vertical dimension.

callback

property type: Instance ( Callback )

A callback to run in the browser whenever the input’s value changes. The cb_data parameter that is available to the Callback code will contain two HoverTool specific fields:

Index

object containing the indices of the hovered points in the data source

Geometry

object containing the coordinates of the hover cursor

formatters

property type: Dict ( String , Either ( Enum ( TooltipFieldFormatter ), Instance ( CustomJSHover ) ) )

Specify the formatting scheme for data source columns, e.g.

tool.formatters = {"@date": "datetime"}

will cause format specifications for the “date” column to be interpreted according to the “datetime” formatting scheme. The following schemes are available:

“numeral”

Provides a wide variety of formats for numbers, currency, bytes, times, and percentages. The full set of formats can be found in the NumeralTickFormatter reference documentation.

“datetime”

Provides formats for date and time values. The full set of formats is listed in the DatetimeTickFormatter reference documentation.

“printf”

Provides formats similar to C-style “printf” type specifiers. See the PrintfTickFormatter reference documentation for complete details.

If no formatter is specified for a column name, the default "numeral" formatter is assumed.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
line_policy

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(prev, next, nearest, interp, none) )

When showing tooltips for lines, designates whether the tooltip position should be the “previous” or “next” points on the line, the “nearest” point to the current mouse position, or “interpolate” along the line to the current mouse position.

mode

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(mouse, hline, vline) )

Whether to consider hover pointer as a point (x/y values), or a span on h or v directions.

muted_policy

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(show, ignore) )

Whether to avoid showing tooltips on muted glyphs.

name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

names

property type: List ( String )

A list of names to query for. If set, only renderers that have a matching value for their name attribute will be used.

point_policy

property type: Enum ( Enumeration(snap_to_data, follow_mouse, none) )

Whether the tooltip position should snap to the “center” (or other anchor) position of the associated glyph, or always follow the current mouse cursor position.

renderers

property type: Either ( Auto , List ( Instance ( Renderer ) ) )

An explicit list of renderers to hit test against. If unset, defaults to all renderers on a plot.

show_arrow

property type: Bool

Whether tooltip’s arrow should be shown.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

toggleable

property type: Bool

Whether an on/off toggle button should appear in the toolbar for this inspection tool. If False, the viewers of a plot will not be able to toggle the inspector on or off using the toolbar.

tooltips

property type: Either ( String , List ( Tuple ( String , String ) ) )

The (name, field) pairs describing what the hover tool should display when there is a hit.

Field names starting with “@” are interpreted as columns on the data source. For instance, “@temp” would look up values to display from the “temp” column of the data source.

Field names starting with “$” are special, known fields:

$index

index of hovered point in the data source

$name

value of the name property of the hovered glyph renderer

$x

x-coordinate under the cursor in data space

$y

y-coordinate under the cursor in data space

$sx

x-coordinate under the cursor in screen (canvas) space

$sy

y-coordinate under the cursor in screen (canvas) space

$color

color data from data source, with the syntax: $color[options]:field_name. The available options are: ‘hex’ (to display the color as a hex value), and ‘swatch’ to also display a small color swatch.

Field names that begin with @ are associated with columns in a ColumnDataSource. For instance the field name "@price" will display values from the "price" column whenever a hover is triggered. If the hover is for the 17th glyph, then the hover tooltip will correspondingly display the 17th price value.

Note that if a column name contains spaces, the it must be supplied by surrounding it in curly braces, e.g. @{adjusted close} will display values from a column named "adjusted close".

Sometimes (especially with stacked charts) it is desirable to allow the name of the column be specified indirectly. The field name @$name is distinguished in that it will look up the name field on the hovered glyph renderer, and use that value as the column name. For instance, if a user hovers with the name "US East", then @$name is equivalent to @{US East}.

By default, values for fields (e.g. @foo) are displayed in a basic numeric format. However it is possible to control the formatting of values more precisely. Fields can be modified by appending a format specified to the end in curly braces. Some examples are below.

"@foo{0,0.000}"    # formats 10000.1234 as: 10,000.123

"@foo{(.00)}"      # formats -10000.1234 as: (10000.123)

"@foo{($ 0.00 a)}" # formats 1230974 as: $ 1.23 m

Specifying a format {safe} after a field name will override automatic escaping of the tooltip data source. Any HTML tags in the data tags will be rendered as HTML in the resulting HoverTool output. See Custom Tooltip for a more detailed example.

None is also a valid value for tooltips. This turns off the rendering of tooltips. This is mostly useful when supplying other actions on hover via the callback property.

Note

The tooltips attribute can also be configured with a mapping type, e.g. dict or OrderedDict. However, if a dict is used, the visual presentation order is unspecified.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "anchor": "center",
  "attachment": "horizontal",
  "callback": null,
  "formatters": {},
  "id": "16311",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "line_policy": "nearest",
  "mode": "mouse",
  "muted_policy": "show",
  "name": null,
  "names": [],
  "point_policy": "snap_to_data",
  "renderers": "auto",
  "show_arrow": true,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": [],
  "toggleable": true,
  "tooltips": [
    [
      "index",
      "$index"
    ],
    [
      "data (x, y)",
      "($x, $y)"
    ],
    [
      "screen (x, y)",
      "($sx, $sy)"
    ]
  ]
}
class Inspection(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Gesture

A base class for tools that perform “inspections”, e.g. HoverTool.

Note

This is an abstract base class used to help organize the hierarchy of Bokeh model types. It is not useful to instantiate on its own.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

toggleable

property type: Bool

Whether an on/off toggle button should appear in the toolbar for this inspection tool. If False, the viewers of a plot will not be able to toggle the inspector on or off using the toolbar.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "id": "16330",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": [],
  "toggleable": true
}
class LassoSelectTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.SelectTool

toolbar icon: lasso_select_icon

The lasso selection tool allows users to make selections on a Plot by indicating a free-drawn “lasso” region by dragging the mouse or a finger over the plot region. The end of the drag event indicates the selection region is ready.

See Selected and Unselected Glyphs for information on styling selected and unselected glyphs.

Note

Selections can be comprised of multiple regions, even those made by different selection tools. Hold down the <<shift>> key while making a selection to append the new selection to any previous selection that might exist.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
mode

property type: Enum ( SelectionMode )

Defines what should happen when a new selection is made. The default is to replace the existing selection. Other options are to append to the selection, intersect with it or subtract from it.

name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

names

property type: List ( String )

A list of names to query for. If set, only renderers that have a matching value for their name attribute will be used.

overlay

property type: Instance ( PolyAnnotation )

A shaded annotation drawn to indicate the selection region.

renderers

property type: Either ( Auto , List ( Instance ( Renderer ) ) )

An explicit list of renderers to hit test against. If unset, defaults to all renderers on a plot.

select_every_mousemove

property type: Bool

Whether a selection computation should happen on every mouse event, or only once, when the selection region is completed.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "id": "16337",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "mode": "replace",
  "name": null,
  "names": [],
  "overlay": {
    "id": "16338"
  },
  "renderers": "auto",
  "select_every_mousemove": true,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class LineEditTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.EditTool, bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.Tap

toolbar icon: line_edit_icon

The LineEditTool allows editing the intersection points of one or more Line glyphs. Glyphs to be edited are defined via the renderers property and a renderer for the intersections is set via the intersection_renderer property (must render a point-like Glyph (a subclass of XYGlyph).

The tool will modify the columns on the data source corresponding to the x and y values of the glyph. Any additional columns in the data source will be padded with the declared``empty_value``, when adding a new point.

The supported actions include:

  • Show intersections: Double tap an existing line

  • Move point: Drag an existing point and let go of the mouse button to release it.

custom_icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

custom_tooltip

property type: String

A custom tooltip label to override the default name.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions this edit tool is constrained to act in. By default the line edit tool allows moving points in any dimension, but can be configured to only allow horizontal movement across the width of the plot, or vertical across the height of the plot.

empty_value

property type: Either ( Bool , Int , Float , Date , Datetime , Color , String )

Defines the value to insert on non-coordinate columns when a new glyph is inserted into the ColumnDataSource columns, e.g. when a circle glyph defines ‘x’, ‘y’ and ‘color’ columns, adding a new point will add the x and y-coordinates to ‘x’ and ‘y’ columns and the color column will be filled with the defined empty value.

intersection_renderer

property type: Instance ( GlyphRenderer )

The renderer used to render the intersections of a selected line

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

renderers

property type: List ( Instance ( Renderer ) )

An explicit list of renderers corresponding to scatter glyphs that may be edited.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "custom_icon": null,
  "custom_tooltip": null,
  "dimensions": "both",
  "empty_value": null,
  "id": "16349",
  "intersection_renderer": null,
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "renderers": [],
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class PanTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.Drag

toolbar icon: pan_icon

The pan tool allows the user to pan a Plot by left-dragging a mouse, or on touch devices by dragging a finger or stylus, across the plot region.

The pan tool also activates the border regions of a Plot for “single axis” panning. For instance, dragging in the vertical border or axis will effect a pan in the vertical direction only, with horizontal dimension kept fixed.

dimensions

property type: Enum ( Dimensions )

Which dimensions the pan tool is constrained to act in. By default the pan tool will pan in any dimension, but can be configured to only pan horizontally across the width of the plot, or vertically across the height of the plot.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – The name of a Bokeh property on this model

  • other (Model) – A Bokeh model to link to self.attr

  • other_attr (str) – The property on other to link together

  • attr_selector (Union[int, str]) – The index to link an item in a subscriptable attr

Added in version 1.1

Raises

ValueError

Examples

This code with js_link:

select.js_link('value', plot, 'sizing_mode')

is equivalent to the following:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
select.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot),
             code="other.sizing_mode = this.value"
    )
)

Additionally, to use attr_selector to attach the left side of a range slider to a plot’s x_range:

range_slider.js_link('value', plot.x_range, 'start', attr_selector=0)

which is equivalent to:

from bokeh.models import CustomJS
range_slider.js_on_change('value',
    CustomJS(args=dict(other=plot.x_range),
             code="other.start = this.value[0]"
    )
)
js_on_change(event, *callbacks)

Attach a CustomJS callback to an arbitrary BokehJS model event.

On the BokehJS side, change events for model properties have the form "change:property_name". As a convenience, if the event name passed to this method is also the name of a property on the model, then it will be prefixed with "change:" automatically:

# these two are equivalent
source.js_on_change('data', callback)
source.js_on_change('change:data', callback)

However, there are other kinds of events that can be useful to respond to, in addition to property change events. For example to run a callback whenever data is streamed to a ColumnDataSource, use the "stream" event on the source:

source.js_on_change('streaming', callback)
layout(side, plot)
classmethod lookup(name)

Find the PropertyDescriptor for a Bokeh property on a class, given the property name.

Parameters

name (str) – name of the property to search for

Returns

descriptor for property named name

Return type

PropertyDescriptor

on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Add a callback on this object to trigger when attr changes.

Parameters
  • attr (str) – an attribute name on this object

  • *callbacks (callable) – callback functions to register

Returns

None

Example:

widget.on_change('value', callback1, callback2, ..., callback_n)
classmethod properties(with_bases=True)

Collect the names of properties on this class.

This method optionally traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Parameters

with_bases (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties defined on parent classes in the results. (default: True)

Returns

property names

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_containers()

Collect the names of all container properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of container properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod properties_with_refs()

Collect the names of all properties on this class that also have references.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of properties that have references

Return type

set[str]

properties_with_values(include_defaults: bool = True) → Dict[str, Any]

Collect a dict mapping property names to their values.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Non-serializable properties are skipped and property values are in “serialized” format which may be slightly different from the values you would normally read from the properties; the intent of this method is to return the information needed to losslessly reconstitute the object instance.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that haven’t been explicitly set since the object was created. (default: True)

Returns

mapping from property names to their values

Return type

dict

query_properties_with_values(query, include_defaults=True)

Query the properties values of HasProps instances with a predicate.

Parameters
  • query (callable) – A callable that accepts property descriptors and returns True or False

  • include_defaults (bool, optional) – Whether to include properties that have not been explicitly set by a user (default: True)

Returns

mapping of property names and values for matching properties

Return type

dict

references()

Returns all Models that this object has references to.

remove_on_change(attr, *callbacks)

Remove a callback from this object

select(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector.

Parameters

selector (JSON-like) –

Returns

seq[Model]

select_one(selector)

Query this object and all of its references for objects that match the given selector. Raises an error if more than one object is found. Returns single matching object, or None if nothing is found :param selector: :type selector: JSON-like

Returns

Model

set_from_json(name, json, models=None, setter=None)

Set a property value on this object from JSON.

Parameters
  • name – (str) : name of the attribute to set

  • json – (JSON-value) : value to set to the attribute to

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

set_select(selector, updates)

Update objects that match a given selector with the specified attribute/value updates.

Parameters
  • selector (JSON-like) –

  • updates (dict) –

Returns

None

themed_values()

Get any theme-provided overrides.

Results are returned as a dict from property name to value, or None if no theme overrides any values for this instance.

Returns

dict or None

to_json(include_defaults)

Returns a dictionary of the attributes of this object, containing only “JSON types” (string, number, boolean, none, dict, list).

References to other objects are serialized as “refs” (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

to_json_string(include_defaults)

Returns a JSON string encoding the attributes of this object.

References to other objects are serialized as references (just the object ID and type info), so the deserializer will need to separately have the full attributes of those other objects.

There’s no corresponding from_json_string() because to deserialize an object is normally done in the context of a Document (since the Document can resolve references).

For most purposes it’s best to serialize and deserialize entire documents.

Parameters

include_defaults (bool) – whether to include attributes that haven’t been changed from the default

trigger(attr, old, new, hint=None, setter=None)
unapply_theme()

Remove any themed values and restore defaults.

Returns

None

update(**kwargs)

Updates the object’s properties from the given keyword arguments.

Returns

None

Examples

The following are equivalent:

from bokeh.models import Range1d

r = Range1d

# set properties individually:
r.start = 10
r.end = 20

# update properties together:
r.update(start=10, end=20)
update_from_json(json_attributes, models=None, setter=None)

Updates the object’s properties from a JSON attributes dictionary.

Parameters
  • json_attributes – (JSON-dict) : attributes and values to update

  • models (dict or None, optional) –

    Mapping of model ids to models (default: None)

    This is needed in cases where the attributes to update also have values that have references.

  • setter (ClientSession or ServerSession or None, optional) –

    This is used to prevent “boomerang” updates to Bokeh apps.

    In the context of a Bokeh server application, incoming updates to properties will be annotated with the session that is doing the updating. This value is propagated through any subsequent change notifications that the update triggers. The session can compare the event setter to itself, and suppress any updates that originate from itself.

Returns

None

property document

The Document this model is attached to (can be None)

property struct

A Bokeh protocol “structure” of this model, i.e. a dict of the form:

{
    'type' : << view model name >>
    'id'   : << unique model id >>
}

Additionally there may be a subtype field if this model is a subtype.

JSON Prototype
{
  "dimensions": "both",
  "id": "16361",
  "js_event_callbacks": {},
  "js_property_callbacks": {},
  "name": null,
  "subscribed_events": [],
  "tags": []
}
class PointDrawTool(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: bokeh.models.tools.EditTool, bokeh.models.tools.Drag, bokeh.models.tools.Tap

toolbar icon: point_draw_icon

The PointDrawTool allows adding, dragging and deleting point-like glyphs (i.e subclasses of``XYGlyph``) on one or more renderers by editing the underlying ColumnDataSource data. Like other drawing tools, the renderers that are to be edited must be supplied explicitly as a list. Any newly added points will be inserted on the ColumnDataSource of the first supplied renderer.

The tool will modify the columns on the data source corresponding to the x and y values of the glyph. Any additional columns in the data source will be padded with the given empty_value when adding a new point.

Note

The data source updates will trigger data change events continuously throughout the edit operations on the BokehJS side. In Bokeh server apps, the data source will only be synced once, when the edit operation finishes.

The supported actions include:

  • Add point: Tap anywhere on the plot

  • Move point: Tap and drag an existing point, the point will be dropped once you let go of the mouse button.

  • Delete point: Tap a point to select it then press <<backspace>> key while the mouse is within the plot area.

add

property type: Bool

Enables adding of new points on tap events.

custom_icon

property type: Image

An icon to display in the toolbar.

The icon can provided as a string filename for an image, a PIL Image object, or an RGB(A) NumPy array.

custom_tooltip

property type: String

A custom tooltip label to override the default name.

drag

property type: Bool

Enables dragging of existing points on pan events.

empty_value

property type: Either ( Bool , Int , Float , Date , Datetime , Color , String )

Defines the value to insert on non-coordinate columns when a new glyph is inserted into the ColumnDataSource columns, e.g. when a circle glyph defines ‘x’, ‘y’ and ‘color’ columns, adding a new point will add the x and y-coordinates to ‘x’ and ‘y’ columns and the color column will be filled with the defined empty value.

js_event_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of event names to lists of CustomJS callbacks.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_event method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('tap event occurred')")
plot.js_on_event('tap', callback)
js_property_callbacks

property type: Dict ( String , List ( Instance ( CustomJS ) ) )

A mapping of attribute names to lists of CustomJS callbacks, to be set up on BokehJS side when the document is created.

Typically, rather then modifying this property directly, callbacks should be added using the Model.js_on_change method:

callback = CustomJS(code="console.log('stuff')")
plot.x_range.js_on_change('start', callback)
name

property type: String

An arbitrary, user-supplied name for this model.

This name can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models.

>>> plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6], name="temp")
>>> plot.select(name="temp")
[GlyphRenderer(id='399d53f5-73e9-44d9-9527-544b761c7705', ...)]

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any names that are provided, nor is the name used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

num_objects

property type: Int

Defines a limit on the number of points that can be drawn. By default there is no limit on the number of objects, but if enabled the oldest drawn point will be dropped to make space for the new point.

renderers

property type: List ( Instance ( Renderer ) )

An explicit list of renderers corresponding to scatter glyphs that may be edited.

subscribed_events

property type: List ( String )

List of events that are subscribed to by Python callbacks. This is the set of events that will be communicated from BokehJS back to Python for this model.

tags

property type: List ( Any )

An optional list of arbitrary, user-supplied values to attach to this model.

This data can be useful when querying the document to retrieve specific Bokeh models:

>>> r = plot.circle([1,2,3], [4,5,6])
>>> r.tags = ["foo", 10]
>>> plot.select(tags=['foo', 10])
[GlyphRenderer(id='1de4c3df-a83d-480a-899b-fb263d3d5dd9', ...)]

Or simply a convenient way to attach any necessary metadata to a model that can be accessed by CustomJS callbacks, etc.

Note

No uniqueness guarantees or other conditions are enforced on any tags that are provided, nor are the tags used directly by Bokeh for any reason.

apply_theme(property_values)

Apply a set of theme values which will be used rather than defaults, but will not override application-set values.

The passed-in dictionary may be kept around as-is and shared with other instances to save memory (so neither the caller nor the HasProps instance should modify it).

Parameters

property_values (dict) – theme values to use in place of defaults

Returns

None

classmethod dataspecs()

Collect the names of all DataSpec properties on this class.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

names of DataSpec properties

Return type

set[str]

classmethod dataspecs_with_props()

Collect a dict mapping the names of all DataSpec properties on this class to the associated properties.

This method always traverses the class hierarchy and includes properties defined on any parent classes.

Returns

mapping of names and DataSpec properties

Return type

dict[str, DataSpec]

equals(other)

Structural equality of models.

Parameters

other (HasProps) – the other instance to compare to

Returns

True, if properties are structurally equal, otherwise False

classmethod from_string(name: str)bokeh.models.tools.Tool

Takes a string and returns a corresponding Tool instance.

Link two Bokeh model properties using JavaScript.

This is a convenience method that simplifies adding a CustomJS callback to update one Bokeh model property whenever another changes value.

Parameters
  • attr (