Posts by: Arno Manders


I while back I had some spare time and decided to check out Flint and followed the Flinteroids tutorial. It’s cool but I extended it a little with a few extra effects and a High score. Have fun! If someone has tip for good game sound effects please don’t hesitate…

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Calculate DataGrid height

I have a dataset with more than 200 items. If I use that as dataprovider of a datagrid and set the rowcount to 10 the datagrid is not alway resizing to the right size. Sometimes I see 10.5 rows. This is a nice solution for that problem: ?View Code ACTIONSCRIPTdataGrid.height…

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AdvancedDataGrid GroupingCollection and sort

Here an example of the advancedDataGrid. I’m using a groupingcollection to get all the data from one searchengine in one group This movie requires Flash Player 9 One problem that I encounter in the advancedDataGrid is sorting a column on application start. I try to sort the “number of visits”…

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I’m going to try to shift the focus of my blog a little bit more to examples and away from the “I have this problem bla bla”. Well I just try to blog more because it a bit quiet here. I’m going to post some things that is useful for…

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What is the deal with application.parameters?

I send a userId to my application to display a linechart with the application.parameter object. I get the userId parameter inside my application and can trace or alert it and I see the userId on my screen. Ok everything is working fine for now. Then I want to use the…

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DataGrid doesn’t update rowCount correctly

I have an Bindable ArrayCollection with values and DataGrid that should show all the values (or rows) without the ugly scrollbars (I hate scrollbars). This is working correct by setting the rowCount property in DataGrid like this:  rowCount = “this.ArrayCollection.length” the tricky part is when you add items to that…

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Strange behaviour of Tree component

I’m  making a tree like menu structure. It is already a hacky business but now I encountered another problem. And I have no clue where it is happening and if I do something wrong or Flex is messing it up. I have a Tree component that uses a tree renderer…

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