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Modifying the corner white box on an MX Container when scroll bars are visible in Flex

The following example shows how you can modify the visibility and alpha of the white box in the lower-right corner of an MX Container in Flex when both the horizontal and vertical scroll bars are visible by using the rawChildren property and getChildByName() method.

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Clipping a Flex container’s content using the clipContent property

The following example shows how you can clip a container’s content in Flex by setting the clipContent property.
According to the Flex 3 documentation for the Container class’s clipContent property:

Whether to apply a clip mask if the positions and/or sizes of this container’s children extend outside the borders of this container. If false, the children of this container remain visible when they are moved or sized outside the borders of this container. If true, the children of this container are clipped.
If clipContent is false, then scrolling is disabled for this container and scrollbars will not appear. If clipContent is true, then scrollbars will usually appear when the container’s children extend outside the border of the container.
The default value is true.

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