Category Archives: RichTextEditor

Setting the background alpha of the RichTextEditor text area in Flex

In a previous example, Setting the background color of the RichTextEditor text area in Flex, we saw how you could set the background color of the RichTextEditor control’s nested TextArea control by setting the backgroundColor style.

The following example shows how you can set the background alpha of the Flex RichTextEditor control’s nested TextArea control by setting the backgroundAlpha style.

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Condensing HTML white space in the RichTextEditor control in Flex

In a previous example, “Condensing HTML white space in the TextArea control in Flex”, we looked at how you could condense HTML formatted text in a TextArea control by setting the condenseWhite property.

The following example shows you how you can condense white space around HTML tags using the Flex RichTextEditor control, the htmlText property, and the condenseWhite property.

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Toggling the control bar in a Flex RichTextEditor control (redux)

It seems that I’ve covered this before, “Toggling the control bar in a Flex RichTextEditor control”, but here is another useful way to toggle the control bar in a Flex RichTextEditor control. The following example shows how you can toggle the RichTextEditor control’s control bar by moving the mouse cursor over or out of the RichTextEditor instance.

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Hiding nested controls in a Flex RichTextEditor control (remix)

In a previous example, Hiding nested controls in a Flex RichTextEditor control, we looked at how you could hide and remove the nested link text input control within a RichTextEditor control in Flex. The following example extends the example somewhat by allowing you to remove any of the nested controls (including the VRule controls) in in the tool bar by setting the nested control’s visible property to false, as seen in the following snippet:

richTextEditor.colorPicker.visible = false;

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