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There are two ways to load content into Flex’s HTML control. The first is to set assign the htmlText property some HTML. The second is to set the location property to the URL of the site you wish to load. The two are mutually exclusive, as described in the ActionScript 3 Reference here. Speaking specifically […]

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 07:59 1 comment

The default minimum height of the scroll thumb is about 10 pixels, which my client felt was a little too small (their data sets usually run into the several-hundreds, which is enough to push it to the minimum at most resolutions). So I set about trying to fix the problem. There was no style or […]

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 22:40 0 comments

So the interaction designers decided that the branches of a menu needed to be selectable (picture a warped checkbox tree, only it’s a menu… and there aren’t any checkboxes). The default behavior of a Menu in Flex can be described as follows: 1. If you click on a leaf, the leaf is selected. 2. If […]

Friday, May 1st, 2009 at 21:41 4 comments