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Callback for Click-Anywere in a Graph

I have a graph that renders a line chart.
I have multiple problems:

  1. I want a callback that is triggered wherever I click in the Graph
  2. I want to update the Graph with a vertical line once it is clicked. As the graph contains a lot of points, I do not want to submit the whole data again, just update the graph with an additional vertical line.

I currently have the following code. Though, I can only click on points in the go.Scatter, but I want to be able to click anywhere. Also, when I add the go.Scatter line, my original line plot vanishes.

app.layout = html.Div(
            id="graph", figure=figure(), animate=True, config=dict(scrollZoom=True)

    [Output("graph", "figure")],
    [Input("graph", "clickData")],
    [State("graph", "hoverData")],
def figure_callback(relayoutData, clickData, storeData, hoverData):
    ctx = dash.callback_context

    event = ctx.triggered[0]["prop_id"].split(".")[1]

    if event == "clickData":
        return click_figure(clickData, hoverData)
        return dash.no_update, dash.no_update

def click_figure(clickData, hoverData):

    x = clickData['points'][0]['x']
    data = [
            x=[x, x],
            y=[0, 1.0],
            line={"color": "#a39999"},
            name="Moving Line",

    return {'data': data}

Thank you already for your help :slight_smile: