Changing a CheckBox control’s label placement

While probably not very useful to most, this is a quick post on changing the CheckBox control’s labelPlacement property to control where the text appears in relation to the check box.

Full code after the jump.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- http://blog.flexexamples.com/2007/08/25/changing-a-checkbox-controls-label-placement/ -->
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
        layout="vertical"
        verticalAlign="middle"
        backgroundColor="white">

    <mx:ApplicationControlBar dock="true">
        <mx:Label text="labelPlacement:" />
        <mx:ComboBox id="labelPlace" selectedIndex="1">
            <mx:dataProvider>
                <mx:String>{mx.controls.ButtonLabelPlacement.LEFT}</mx:String>
                <mx:String>{mx.controls.ButtonLabelPlacement.RIGHT}</mx:String>
                <mx:String>{mx.controls.ButtonLabelPlacement.TOP}</mx:String>
                <mx:String>{mx.controls.ButtonLabelPlacement.BOTTOM}</mx:String>
            </mx:dataProvider>
        </mx:ComboBox>
    </mx:ApplicationControlBar>

    <mx:CheckBox label="Label"
            labelPlacement="{labelPlace.selectedItem}" />

</mx:Application>

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3 thoughts on “Changing a CheckBox control’s label placement

  1. in flex 4, labelPlacement property has been removed…
    how can i set the label placement?…
    thanks

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