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Adobe Flex 4.5 Fundamentals: Training from the Source by Jeff Tapper, Michael Labriola

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Lesson 13: Using Drag and Drop

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Learn the terminology associated with drag-and-drop operations in Flex

• Understand that the list-based components in Flex have enhanced drag-and-drop support built in

• Implement drag and drop on drag-enabled components

• Use various drag events

• Implement various methods of the DragSource and DragManager classes to implement drag and drop on non-drag-enabled components

• Use formats to allow the dropping of drag proxy objects

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete.

Drag and drop is a common user interface technique in desktop applications. It was not so, however, in web applications until the rich Internet applications ...

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