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  1. #1
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    Thumbs up how to change the color for combobox values based on condition

    hello friends,

    I need a small help from you guys. I am doing a simple combobox example. Now my requirement was, i want to differentiate the combobox values with some colors. I dont know how to do this. can you guys pls help me out on this. Suppose for ex: if my combobox data value exceeds 200 i want to display the items in "red" else i want to display in "green". i need solutions for this requirment.

    your help would be appreciated. i need it asap.


    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <!-- Simple example to demonstrate the Halo ComboBox control. -->
    <s:Application xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"

    import mx.collections.ArrayCollection;
    import mx.events.DropdownEvent;

    public var cards:ArrayCollection = new ArrayCollection(
    [ {label:"Value1", data:100},
    {label:"Value2", data:200},
    {label:"Value3", data:300},
    {label:"Value4", data:400},
    {label:"Value5", data:500}]);

    private function closeHandler(evtropdownEvent):void {
    myLabel.text = "You selected: " + ComboBox(evt.target).selectedItem.label;
    myData.text = "Data: " + ComboBox(evt.target).selectedItem.data;

    <s:Panel title="Halo ComboBox Control Example"
    width="75%" height="75%"
    horizontalCenter="0" verticalCenter="0">
    <s:HGroup left="10" right="10" top="10" bottom="10">
    <mx:ComboBox dataProvider="{cards}" width="150"

    <s:VGroup width="250">
    <s:Label width="200" color="blue" text="Select a type of credit card."/>
    <s:Label id="myLabel" text="You selected:"/>
    <s:Label id="myData" text="Data:"/>



    waiting for your replies.


  2. #2
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    Do you mean the text in the combobox or in the label component, which displays the value?
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  3. #3
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    Jun 2009

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    Hey thanks for your reply.

    I want to change the color of the text which is displaying inside comboBox, ie Value1 - green color
    Value2 - green color
    Value3 - Red color
    Value4 - Red color
    Value5 - Red color

    Ideally i want to differentiate the item's with color's based on a condition. this is what i am looking for.

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