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Removing the thumb from an MX HSlider control in Flex

In a previous example, “Changing a slider control’s thumb skin”, we saw how you could specify a custom embedded image instead of the default HSlider/VSlider thumb skin by setting the thumbSkin style.

In the following example shows how you can remove the thumb altogether by setting the thumbSkin style to null.

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.

Full code after the jump.

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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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