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Flex 3 in Action by Faisal Abid, Jon Hirschi, Tariq Ahmed

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Chapter 12. Introduction to pop-ups

This chapter covers:

  • Creating a pop-up window

  • Sizing and positioning pop-ups

  • Communicating with a pop-up window

  • Closing pop-up windows

  • Using alerts

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.

Creating your first pop-up

Every pop-up window is created and manipulated through the pop-up manager. The pop-up manager is the class that ...

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