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setStyle() and getStyle() method in Flex4
Posted on: June 22, 2010 at 12:00 AM
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You can set the style properties of components using setStyle() and getStyle() method.

setStyle() and getStyle() method in Flex4:

You can set the style properties of components using setStyle() and getStyle() method. But it will not set directly. Style properties of components are set at runtime because these methods are ActionScript method. The syntax of setStyle() method is:

componentInstance.setStyle(property_name, property_value);

The syntax of getStyle() method is:

var:return_typecomponentInstance.getStyle(property_name);

In this example you can see how we can set the style properties of components using setStyle() and getStyle() method.

Example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<s:Application xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"

xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark"

xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx"

minWidth="955" minHeight="600"

creationComplete="init()">

<fx:Script>

<![CDATA[

public function init():void{

// set style using setStyle method

btn.setStyle("color", "Blue");

btn.setStyle("fontSize", 16);

btn.setStyle("fontWeight", "bold");

lbl.setStyle("fontSize", 14);

lbl.setStyle("color",0x9933FF);

}

public function clickme(e:Event):void {

// using getStyle method

if (e.currentTarget.getStyle("color") == 255) {

e.currentTarget.setStyle("color", "green");

} else {

e.currentTarget.setStyle("color", "Blue");

}

}

]]>

</fx:Script>

<s:Panel title="setStyle() and getStyle() Example" width="288" height="182">

<s:Button id="btn"

label="Click me"

x="85" y="31" click="clickme(event)"/>

<s:Label id="lbl" text="This is a setStyle() and getStyle() method."

x="0" y="84"/>

</s:Panel>

</s:Application>

Output:

Running Application:

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Posted on: June 22, 2010

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