Setting the selected item background color on a ComboBox control in Flex

In a previous example, “Setting the item background roll over color on a ComboBox control in Flex”, we saw how you could change the item background roll over color for a ComboBox control by setting the rollOverColor style.

The following example shows how you can change the selected item background color for a Flex ComboBox control by setting the selectionColor style.

Full code after the jump.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- http://blog.flexexamples.com/2008/07/12/setting-the-selected-item-background-color-on-a-combobox-control-in-flex/ -->
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
        layout="vertical"
        verticalAlign="top"
        backgroundColor="white">

    <mx:Array id="arr">
        <mx:Object label="One" />
        <mx:Object label="Two" />
        <mx:Object label="Three" />
        <mx:Object label="Four" />
        <mx:Object label="Five" />
        <mx:Object label="Six" />
        <mx:Object label="Seven" />
        <mx:Object label="Eight" />
        <mx:Object label="Nine" />
        <mx:Object label="Ten" />
    </mx:Array>

    <mx:ApplicationControlBar dock="true">
        <mx:Form styleName="plain">
            <mx:FormItem label="selectionColor:">
                <mx:ColorPicker id="colorPicker"
                        selectedColor="#CCCCCC" />
            </mx:FormItem>
        </mx:Form>
    </mx:ApplicationControlBar>

    <mx:ComboBox id="comboBox"
            dataProvider="{arr}"
            selectionColor="{colorPicker.selectedColor}" />

</mx:Application>

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