Tag Archives: getStyleDeclaration()

Styling Alert controls in Flex using the StyleManager class and setStyle() method (Flex 4 Edition)

In a previous example, “Styling Alert controls in Flex using the StyleManager class and setStyle() methods”, we saw how to style a Flex Alert control using the static StyleManager.getStyleDeclaration() method, and the setStyle() method.

The following example shows how you can do the same thing using the beta Flex 4 SDK by passing a fully qualified class name to the static getStyleDeclaration() method.

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Dynamically styling error tips in Flex

In a previous example, “Changing the background color of an error tip in Flex”, we saw how you could change the background color of a Flex error tip by setting the borderColor style on the .errorTip CSS selector.

The following example shows how you can style the Flex .errorTip style dynamically using ActionScript using the static StyleManager.getStyleDeclaration() and setStyle() methods.

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Building a simple style browser in Flex 3

In my previous post, “Introducing the StyleManager.selectors property in Flex 3“, we looked at the new StyleManager class’s static selectors property introduced in Flex 3.

This example shows how you can make a simple app which lets you loop over styles currently registered with the StyleManager and display their current style names and values.

Full code after the jump.

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