Interactive Rectangular BrushΒΆ

This example shows how to add a simple rectangular brush to a scatter plot. By clicking and dragging on the plot, you can highlight points within the range.

import altair as alt
from vega_datasets import data

source = data.cars()
brush = alt.selection(type='interval')

alt.Chart(source).mark_point().encode(
    x='Horsepower:Q',
    y='Miles_per_Gallon:Q',
    color=alt.condition(brush, 'Cylinders:O', alt.value('grey'))
).add_selection(brush)