Category Archives: Slider

Building a simple tip calculator in Flex

The following example shows a very simple (and probably somewhat buggy) tip calculator which I put together in a few minutes using Flex. Nothing really new, but sometimes its fun to combine a few of the things we’ve covered over the past posts and build something a bit more interesting.

Full code after the jump.

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Using overlapping slider thumbs in the Flex Slider controls

I was playing around with the HSlider component tonight and was checking out the allowThumbOverlap property. The following example creates a horizontal slider with 2 slider thumbs and lets you toggle the allowThumbOverlap property with the showTrackHighlight property set to true.

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Highlighting a Slider control’s track using the showTrackHighlight style

Well, the title of the post pretty much says it all, but I just noticed this today. It seems that you can highlight the HSlider/VSlider track by setting the showTrackHighlight style to true. I made this really quick mini-app which lets you toggle the style on and off, as well as see the behavior of 1 slider thumb versus 2 slider thumbs.

Full code after the jump.

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