April 3, 2008

A clean way to define an app wide CustomBusyCursor for Flex

Filed under: dev, education, flex, tip — michaelangela @ 3:46 am

A good tip on how to set and maintain an app wide custom BusyCursor with CSS a custom cursor class and CSS declarations.

How to customize Flex busyCursor | LA Flash – Los Angeles’ Flash Professionals Adobe User Group

The CursorManager class in Flex provides a way to display a busy cursor whenever it is that a Flex application wants to give feedback to a user that the application is currently busy. Using the CursorManager.setCursor() method is handy, but doesn’t make it practical to change the cursor throughout the entire application. <snip> But if you’re trying to keep all of your styling in a CSS file for maintainability, this breaks out of that pattern by adding styling outside of your CSS file, which is sometimes inevitable but I try to keep all my styling in CSS files as much as possible. So how can one change the style in CSS? Using a ClassReference we can achieve just that!


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