Category Archives: ContextMenuItem

Adding custom context menu items to a Flex 4 application

In a previous example, “Adding custom context menu items to a Flex application”, we saw you could add custom context menu items to a Flex application by creating new ContextMenuItem objects and adding them to the Flex application’s customItems array (via the contextMenu property).

The following example shows how you can add custom context menu items to a Flex 4 application by creating new ContextMenuItem objects and adding them to the Flex application’s customItems array (via the contextMenu property, and using the FlexGlobals.topLevelApplication property instead of the application property).

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Using a custom context menu with the Flex DataGrid control

I saw this question come up on a list today and thought this was pretty handy. Plus, I think it is the first time I’ve had a chance to play with the ContextMenu and ContextMenuItem classes in Flex in quite a while.

The following example pops up a custom context menu when the user right-clicks on an item in an data grid. After selecting the custom item (“View item…”) from the context menu an Alert control is displayed showing the selected item’s properties.

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