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From Jose Barragan <jose.barra...@codeoscopic.com>
Subject Re: Flex Charts: Will they improve?
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 10:57:11 GMT
+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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