Tariq Ahmed et al.
Created
20 April 2009
Prerequisite knowledge
Knowledge of Flex.
 
User level
Intermediate
Required products
Flex Builder 3 (Download trial)
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When you construct an application, your design will likely often call for a pop-up or editing window. Flex offers a convenient mechanism in the pop-up manager to help you create, delete, position, close, and destroy windows. When you're choosing the type of pop-up window to add to your application, it's a good idea to plan ahead and first determine what the purpose of the pop-up will be and what you'll need to do in the pop-up window.
 
An alert issuing a simple "Hello World!" message. Click OK to close the window.
An alert issuing a simple "Hello World!" message. Click OK to close the window.
This chapter covers the following topics:
 
  • Creating a pop-up window
  • Sizing and positioning pop-ups
  • Communicating with a pop-up window
  • Closing pop-up windows
  • Using alerts
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