Flex - Complex Controls

Complex controls provide users with advanced capabilities to deal with large amount of data in an easier way and provides them interaction capability with the application. Every Complex UI control inherits properties from UIComponent class which in turn inherits properties from EventDispatcher and other top level classes.

Sr.No Control & Description
1 Flex EventDispatcher Class

The EventDispatcher class is the base class for all classes that can dispatch events. The EventDispatcher class allows any object on the display list to be an event target and as such, to use the methods of the IEventDispatcher interface.

2 Flex UIComponent

The UIComponent class is the base class for all visual components, both interactive and noninteractive.

Complex Controls

Following are the few important Complex Controls −

Sr.No Control & Description
1 DataGrid

The DataGrid control displays a row of column headings above a scrollable grid.

2 AdvancedDataGrid

The AdvancedDataGrid adds few additional functionality to the standard DataGrid control to add data visualization features.

3 Menu

The Menu control creates a pop-up menu of individually selectable choices.

4 ProgressBar

The ProgressBar control provides a visual representation of the progress of a task over time.

5 RichTextEditor

The RichTextEditor control lets users enter and format text.

6 TileList

The TileList control The TileList control displays a number of items laid out in tiles.

7 Tree

The Tree control lets a user view hierarchical data arranged as an expandable tree.

8 VideoPlayer

The VideoPlayer control is a skinnable video player that supports progressive download, multi-bitrate streaming, and streaming video.

9 Accordian

An Accordian control has a collection of child MX containers or Spark NavigatorContent containers, but only one of them at a time is visible.

10 TabNavigator

The TabNavigator control includes a TabBar container for navigating between its child containers.

11 ToggleButtonBar

The ToggleButtonBar control defines a horizontal or vertical group of buttons that maintain their selected or deselected state.

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