Examples for DataTable onclick event

Hi - Is there any sample code on how to create on-click event for DataTable. For example, for the below data table, when I click on any row, I would like to read that row and create another graph, etc. Appreciate any suggestions.

from datetime import date
from random import randint

from bokeh.io import show
from bokeh.models import ColumnDataSource, DataTable, DateFormatter, TableColumn

data = dict(
        dates=[date(2014, 3, i+1) for i in range(10)],
        downloads=[randint(0, 100) for i in range(10)],
source = ColumnDataSource(data)

columns = [
        TableColumn(field="dates", title="Date", formatter=DateFormatter()),
        TableColumn(field="downloads", title="Downloads"),
data_table = DataTable(source=source, columns=columns, width=400, height=280)



Hi @Chetan_Ambi ,

When you click on a row in a DataTable, you are actually changing the selected attribute in the ColumnDataSource behind it. The trick is to link a callback to source.selected.js_on_change, so that when you click on a row in the DataTable something happens. (If you’re using Bokeh server and python callbacks, then this is just on_change.)

Here is a small, hastily written example of using selected.js_on_change to show a selected row’s values in another section in the layout. You can expand upon this idea to use those values for something else, like to create a new plot, as you mention.

from bokeh.models import DataTable, TableColumn, ColumnDataSource, Div, CustomJS
from bokeh.layouts import row
from bokeh.plotting import show

x = [2, 4, 8, 5, 9, 3]
y = [4, 8, 2, 7, 4, 6]

cds = ColumnDataSource(data={'x': x, 'y': y})

columns = [
    TableColumn(field='x', title='X'),
    TableColumn(field='y', title='Y'),
data_table = DataTable(source=cds, columns=columns, width=300, height=400)

output_div = Div()

row = row(data_table, output_div)

callback = CustomJS(args=dict(row=row, x=x, y=y, output_div=output_div), code="""
    // "index" here is the number of the row you clicked in the table.
    var index = cb_obj.indices
    output_div.text = "(" + x[index] + "," + y[index] + ")"
    // reconstruct and reassign the row's children
    var children = [...row.children]
    children[1] = output_div
    row.children = children

cds.selected.js_on_change('indices', callback)


Thanks!! This is helpful.

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