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Downloading files in Flex using the FileReference class

OK, enough embedding examples, lets take a look at downloading files using Flash Player’s FileReference class (flash.net.FileReference). This example demonstrates a basic usage of the FileReference class within Flex, allowing users to download a file from the server. This example also shows how you can use data tips in the DataGrid control by setting the data grid column’s showDataTips property to true and specifying a value for the dataTipField column.

Full code after the jump.

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