Shobhit Samaria

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Right Align the drop down of the Flex DropDownList/ComboBox

In the previous post, I have tried to play around with the width of the drop down popup of the Flex DropDownList. An interesting observation is that the drop down is always aligned to the left edge of the open button of the DropDownList. Now it could be a requirement to open it aligned to the right edge or even centered with respect to the open button. So how to achieve that?

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Flex Popup as a UIComponent

One of the things that I don’t like about the Flex Popup’s is that despite it being a “view”, I can not declare it within mxml. I have to create a separate class for the popup component and then use the PopUpManager API to display it and remove it. Wouldn’t be so nice if I could just declare the component to opened up, within my mxml ¬†and I could easily pass/get data from the component using bindings etc.

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