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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: TextInput Control
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:00:15 GMT
Scrolling of StageText is mostly a runtime issue.  There are no clipping
APIs so if your user stops the scroll at certain points in a screen that
isn't full screen, it won't look good.  Also, the StageText lags behind when

If you willing to live with those 'artifacts', we could add code to the SDK
to try to move the StageTexts as you scroll.

However, I have to add that if you use the new FlexJS framework to build an
mobile app published via Cordova/PhoneGap, I think you won't have these

On 4/19/13 11:38 AM, "jude" <flexcapacitor@gmail.com> wrote:

> I ran into the scroller issue as well. It needs to get fixed in the SDK but
> the mobile skins are much more complex than the Spark. I couldn't find a
> way to fix it in the skin in the time I had. I do have a workaround to fix
> the scroller issue in the control, http://goo.gl/X9MuS. YMMV. Then you can
> set the soft keyboard type, softKeyboardType="number".
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 10:16 AM, Steve Lewis <slewis_30328@yahoo.com>wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We just deployed a Flex (4.9.1) AIR (3.4) mobile app nationwide and the
>> response has been very positive.  Really appreciate everyone's hard work to
>> keep the Flex platform moving forward.  The biggest issue we are dealing
>> with from users is not being able to fire the numeric keyboard directly.
>> They have to switch to it from the default keyboard.  We are using
>> spark.skins.mobile.TextInputSkin.  I realize you lose keyboard control when
>> this skin is used, however, when I remove it the scrolling issue surfaces -
>> (numeric keyboard shows when skin is removed).  I have been following this
>> issue for a while and was wondering if any solutions are available or plans
>> to fix in future?
>> Thanks
>> Steve

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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