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

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Lesson 16: Customizing a Flex Application with Styles

What You Will Learn

In this lesson, you will:

• Learn how Flex applications are styled

• Set styles via tag attributes

• Learn about inheritable style properties

• Set styles via the <fx:Style> tag

• Set styles via CSS files

Approximate Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Out of the box, Flex provides a lot of functionality, but it has a rather generic look for an application. In this lesson, you’ll explore how to apply basic customizations to a Flex application using styles applied both inline and via CSS style sheets.

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The FlexGrocer application with a new font and ...

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