Setting the padding on a Spark NavigatorContent container in Flex 4

The following example shows how you can set the padding on a Spark NavigatorContent container in Flex 4 by setting the layout property and the paddingLeft, paddingRight, paddingTop, and paddingBottom properties

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/2009/10/13/setting-the-padding-on-a-spark-navigatorcontent-container-in-flex-4/ -->
<s:Application name="Spark_NavigatorContent_VerticalLayout_test"
        xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"
        xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark"
        xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx">
    <s:controlBarContent>
        <mx:Form styleName="plain" backgroundAlpha="0.0">
            <mx:FormItem label="paddingLeft:">
                <s:HSlider id="slLeft" />
            </mx:FormItem>
            <mx:FormItem label="paddingRight:">
                <s:HSlider id="slRight" />
            </mx:FormItem>
            <mx:FormItem label="paddingTop:">
                <s:HSlider id="slTop" />
            </mx:FormItem>
            <mx:FormItem label="paddingBottom:">
                <s:HSlider id="slBottom" />
            </mx:FormItem>
        </mx:Form>
    </s:controlBarContent>
 
    <fx:Declarations>
        <s:VerticalLayout id="navVertLayout"
                paddingLeft="{slLeft.value}" paddingRight="{slRight.value}"
                paddingTop="{slTop.value}" paddingBottom="{slBottom.value}" />
    </fx:Declarations>
 
    <mx:Accordion id="acc"
            left="50" right="50"
            top="50" bottom="50">
        <s:NavigatorContent label="Red"
                backgroundColor="red"
                width="100%" height="100%">
            <s:layout>
               <s:VerticalLayout paddingLeft="{slLeft.value}" paddingRight="{slRight.value}"
                        paddingTop="{slTop.value}" paddingBottom="{slBottom.value}" />
            </s:layout>
            <s:Label text="one" />
            <s:Label text="two" />
            <s:Rect width="100%" height="100%">
                <s:fill>
                    <s:SolidColor color="white" alpha="0.4" />
                </s:fill>
            </s:Rect>
        </s:NavigatorContent>
        <s:NavigatorContent label="Orange"
                layout="{navVertLayout}"
                backgroundColor="haloOrange"
                width="100%" height="100%">
            <s:Label text="one" />
            <s:Label text="two" />
        </s:NavigatorContent>
        <s:NavigatorContent label="Yellow"
                layout="{navVertLayout}"
                backgroundColor="yellow"
                width="100%" height="100%">
            <s:Label text="one" />
            <s:Label text="two" />
        </s:NavigatorContent>
        <s:NavigatorContent label="Green"
                backgroundColor="haloGreen"
                width="100%" height="100%" />
        <s:NavigatorContent label="Blue"
                backgroundColor="haloBlue"
                width="100%" height="100%" />
    </mx:Accordion>
 
</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.