Setting a column count and row count on a TileLayout FxList component in Flex Gumbo

The following example shows how you can set a column count and row count on a Flex Gumbo FxList contrl with a tile layout by setting the columnCount, columnWidth, rowCount, and rowHeight properties on the TileLayout object.

Full code after the jump.

To use the following code, you must have Flash Player 10 and a Flex Gumbo SDK installed in your Flex Builder 3. For more information on downloading and installing the Gumbo SDK into Flex Builder 3, see “Using the beta Gumbo SDK in Flex Builder 3”.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- http://blog.flexexamples.com/2009/02/26/setting-a-column-count-and-row-count-on-a-tilelayout-fxlist-component-in-flex-gumbo/ -->
<FxApplication name="FxList_layout_TileLayout_columnCount_test"
        xmlns="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"
        backgroundColor="white">

    <FxList id="list"
            horizontalCenter="0"
            verticalCenter="0">
        <layout>
            <TileLayout columnCount="3"
                    columnWidth="100"
                    rowCount="2"
                    rowHeight="100"
                    horizontalGap="0"
                    verticalGap="0" />
        </layout>
        <dataProvider>
            <ArrayCollection>
                <String>1. The</String>
                <String>2. Quick</String>
                <String>3. Brown</String>
                <String>4. Fox</String>
                <String>5. Jumps</String>
                <String>6. Over</String>
                <String>7. The</String>
                <String>8. Lazy</String>
                <String>9. Dog</String>
            </ArrayCollection>
        </dataProvider>
    </FxList>

</FxApplication>

This entry is based on a beta version of the Flex Gumbo SDK and therefore is very likely to change as development of the Flex SDK continues. The API can (and will) change causing examples to possibly not compile in newer versions of the Flex Gumbo SDK.