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From Avinash Narayanan <avinasha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex Charts: Will they improve?
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 11:05:47 GMT
Hi all,

I have another request. albeit a more difficult one to implement. Dynamic
CSS where we dont have to compile the CSS into swfs before having to use
them.



On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Carlos Rovira <
carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> this will be a great improvement since it will be a step forward in get CSS
> in Flex compete with CSS in other technologies (aka HTML5).
>
> layout, itemrenders and all visualconfigurations should be able to be
> delegated to a CSS. With Flex 4 advanced CSS selectors we had a great
> evolution, now I think we should work to continue that evolution.
>
> Great idea so far :)
>
> C.
>
>
> 2012/1/17 Jose Barragan <jose.barragan@codeoscopic.com>
>
> > +1
> >
> > On Jan 17, 2012, at 11:43 AM, Dwayne Henderson wrote:
> >
> > > * 4.
> > > #horizontal-axis-renderer.axis-lines,
> > > #horizontal-axis-renderer.tick-placements,
> > > #vertical-axis-renderer.axis-lines,
> > > #vertical-axis-renderer.tick-placements { display: none; }
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Dwayne Henderson <
> > > its.code.in.here@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Thanks a lot everyone for listening!
> > >>
> > >> I'm just a poor CSS developer, I'm afraid I can't really contribute
> yet.
> > >> All I can do is beg for full CSS support:
> > >>
> > >> (some of this logic may be a bit off, but I hope y'all understand
> > >> nonetheless)
> > >>
> > >> 1. Positioning items in a row:
> > >>
> > >> <s:layout>
> > >>  <s:HorizontalLayout />
> > >> </s:layout>
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be: #column-chart { display: inline; }
> > >>
> > >> 2. Hiding shadows:
> > >>
> > >> <mx:seriesFilters>
> > >>  <fx:Array />
> > >> </mx:seriesFilters>
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be: #column-chart { box-shadow: none; }
> > >>
> > >> Or: .drop-shadow { display: none; }
> > >>
> > >> 3. Hiding grid lines:
> > >>
> > >> <mx:backgroundElements>
> > >>  <fx:Array />
> > >> </mx:backgroundElements>
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be: .grid-lines { display: none; }
> > >>
> > >> 4. Hiding axis lines and tick placements:
> > >>
> > >> <mx:horizontalAxisRenderers>
> > >>  <mx:AxisRenderer id="horizontalAxis" axis="{chart.horizontalAxis}"
> > >> showLine="false" tickPlacement="none" />
> > >> </mx:horizontalAxisRenderers>
> > >> <mx:verticalAxisRenderers>
> > >>  <mx:AxisRenderer id="verticalAxis" axis="{chart.verticalAxis}"
> > >> showLine="false" tickPlacement="none" />
> > >> </mx:verticalAxisRenderers>
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be:
> > >>
> > >> #horizontal-axis-renderer.gridlines,
> > >> #horizontal-axis-renderer.tick-placements,
> > >> #vertical-axis-renderer.gridlines,
> > >> #vertical-axis-renderer.tick-placements { display: none; }
> > >>
> > >> 8. No made up declaration names (make those selectors instead):
> > >>
> > >> .myAxisStyles { showLine: false; tickPlacement: none; }
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be: .axis-lines, .tick-placements { display: none; }
> > >>
> > >> 5. Use real size units:
> > >>
> > >> mx|DataTip { paddingLeft: 3; paddingTop: 3; }
> > >>
> > >> Oughta be: .datatip { padding-left: 3px; padding-top: 3px; }
> > >>
> > >> 7. Support CSS shorthand:
> > >>
> > >> .datatip { padding: 3px 0 0 3px; }
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Thanks again!
> > >>
> > >> --Dwayne
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:35 AM, David Arno <david@davidarno.org>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>> From: Dwayne Henderson [mailto:its.code.in.here@gmail.com]
> > >>>> Sent: 17 January 2012 00:17
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Does anybody know if this will change?
> > >>>> Are there any new Flex charting libraries in the making?
> > >>>
> > >>> +1 to what Roland said. If you feel up to it, get writing them
> yourself
> > >>> and
> > >>> submit them. It's the best way of ensuring that a new Flex charting
> > >>> library
> > >>> gets written. Even if you don't think your skills are up to it, you
> can
> > >>> still help by documenting what you think is wrong with the current
> ones
> > >>> and
> > >>> how they could be improved. This may well spur someone else to get
> > >>> involved.
> > >>> Adobe Flex work isn't just confined to committers (I'm not one after
> > all):
> > >>> everyone in the Flex community is encouraged to take part. :)
> > >>>
> > >>> David.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
> >
>
>
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