18. Adding Advanced Display Components

What You'll Do

Add a Data Grid

Use a Local Data Provider

Add a Loader

Add a Numeric Stepper

Add a Progress Bar

Add a Scroll Pane

Add a Tree

Add a Window

Modify DataGrid Options

Introduction

Components are composed of two elements: a movie clip and parameters, allowing you to modify the components appearance and behavior. Components run the gamut from a radio button to a scroll pane. Components equalize the designer's playing field: enabling anyone to build complex applications, even if they do not have a complete understanding of the ActionScript language. And as easy as it is to simply drag the component you need from the Components panel onto the Stage, it is just as easy to customize the look and ...

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