Draw Directional Path Between Two Elements - jointerJS

Draw Directional Path Between Two Elements - jointerJS

jointerJS is a simple, plain jQuery plugin that draws a directional connecting line between two DOM elements. Ideal for flow chart, decision chart, and much more. Works with modern browsers that support SVG element.

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How to use it:

1. Include the minified version of the jQuery jointerJS plugin after jQuery library (slim build).

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.slim.min.js" 
<script src="jointer.min.js"></script>

2. Initialize the jointerJS plugin and we're ready to go.

var jointer = new $().jointer();

3. Connect two elements with a SVG line.

<div id="el1">
  Element 1
<div id="el2">
  Element 2
jointer.connectElements('#el1', '#el2');

4. To customize the connecting line, passing the following parameters to the jointer() function.

  • connectionColor: line color
  • connectionCircleColor: circle color
  • useMargin: whether to use margin
// jointer(connectionColor,connectionCircleColor,useMargin);
var jointer = new $().jointer('black','red', true);

5. Remove the connecting line(s).

// remove the line
// remove all

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by AICDEV. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.

  • Publication date: 28.04.2018
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