Setting the vertical alignment on a Spark NumericStepper control in Flex 4

The following example shows how you can set the vertical alignment on a Spark NumericStepper control in Flex 4 by setting the verticalAlign style on the NumericStepper control’s internal RichEditableText control.

Full code after the jump.

The following example(s) require Flash Player 10 and the Adobe Flex 4 SDK. To download the Adobe Flash Builder 4 trial, see www.adobe.com/products/flex/. To download the latest nightly build of the Flex 4 SDK, see opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/flexsdk/Download+Flex+4.

For more information on getting started with Flex 4 and Flash Builder 4, see the official Adobe Flex Team blog.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- http://blog.flexexamples.com/2009/05/25/setting-the-vertical-alignment-on-a-spark-numericstepper-control-in-flex-gumbo/ -->
<s:Application name="Spark_NumericStepper_textInput_textView_verticalAlign_test"
        xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"
        xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark"
        xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/halo">
    <s:controlBarContent>
        <mx:Form styleName="plain" backgroundAlpha="0.0">
            <mx:FormItem label="verticalAlign:">
                <s:DropDownList id="dropDownList"
                        requireSelection="true"
                        change="dropDownList_change(event);">
                    <s:dataProvider>
                        <s:ArrayList source="[top,middle,bottom]" />
                    </s:dataProvider>
                </s:DropDownList>
            </mx:FormItem>
        </mx:Form>
    </s:controlBarContent>
 
    <fx:Script>
        <![CDATA[
            import spark.events.IndexChangeEvent;
 
            protected function dropDownList_change(evt:IndexChangeEvent):void {
                numericStepper.textDisplay.textDisplay.setStyle("verticalAlign", dropDownList.selectedItem);
            }
        ]]>
    </fx:Script>
 
    <s:NumericStepper id="numericStepper"
            fontSize="32"
            width="100"
            height="100"
            horizontalCenter="0"
            verticalCenter="0" />
 
</s:Application>

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This entry is based on a beta version of the Flex 4 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 4 SDK.

2 thoughts on “Setting the vertical alignment on a Spark NumericStepper control in Flex 4

  1. Not sure I really get this one as mine doesn’t seem to be working maybe I coded it wrong or something any ideas?

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