4007 readersHere are some tips regarding my way of managing Dynamic Flex ToolTips and, in particular, how to update content of a visible tooltip. Static vs Dynamic Flex ToolTip The most common usage of tooltips is to provide hints or simplified help. When hovering on a particular button, for example, the tooltip can provide more details
6203 readersI'm currently working on a project that required a fancy looking tooltip. Unfortunately the native tooltip object in Flex doesn't support htmltext. By accident I found out that a swc I was trying to use (Libagic) for a Edit-In-Place TextInput included a class you can use to override ToolTip called HTMLToolTip. You can read about it here.
14707 readersAfter struggling with TLF today trying to format different HTML tags. There are all kind of great experiments out there such as TLFX, which try to address some of these concerns. However, since the project is still in the works I rather not use it on production code. I end up using what’s
6117 readersTooltips are a great feature of the Flex charting components but it's an all or nothing affair either all your points display them or none of them do. Here a way so only the points you decide show tooltips when you mouse over them. One of the issues with the Flex charting component is that
11907 readersIf you've used the Spark TextArea, you probably already realize that it uses TLF and you use the textFlow property to set that html text (not an htmlText property). Well, Flex "Hero" on mobile does not include TLF by default so therefore the mobile optimized version of the TextArea does not support the textFlow property
343 readers The Flex Builder is a great IDE for rapidly developing and designing applications. It also comes with its own tools for quickly stylizing components. However, like all things, there's a good approach, and a bad approach. When stylizing through Flex Builder's design mode, you are actually applying the styles to the application's mxml tags
8166 readershi . I have a application where i need to display HTML text in flex screen (using TextArea). Problem is HTML text contains tag which is not supported in flex htmlText property. So all the info
14847 readersWelcome to a series of Quick Tip lessons in which we’ll learn about components in Flash Professional CS5. In this week’s tutorial we’ll be learning about the Button and Label components. Brief Overview In the SWF you see two buttons and two labels. When you click on the top button the Label will update with how
6752 readersPreviously in Flex 3 List Components came with a style property called the itemsChangeEffect. This allowed you to specify a sequence of effects to apply to the item renderers when a change to the dataProvider occurred. eg. Because I was writing a Flex 4 Application I couldn't find anything similar to this property in the
6421 readersThis article demonstrates how to control text wrapping with the DefaultGridItemRenderer or a simple custom item renderer based on GridItemRenderer. Flex text components unconditionally display explicit or "hard" newlines that appear in their text strin...
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