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From Haykel BEN JEMIA <>
Subject Re: s:Spacer (was Re: Missing Spark components)
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:01:01 GMT
SkinnableSpacer could be useful. One use case I can think of is in toolbars
to separate groups of toolbar items. I would use SkinnableComponent, it is
about skinning the spacer, I don't see why it should be a container.


On 1 March 2012 09:53, Omar Gonzalez <> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Arnoud Bos <
> >wrote:
> > I believe s:Rect is a little more light weight as it doesn't inherit
> > from UIComponent. I use it all the time for my spacing needs
> >
> > Arnoud
> I've done the same for the same reason, I think I'll just subclass it and
> add some convenience setters, using s:Rect in a s:Group for spacing can be
> verbose.
> Here's a question... can you think of any use for a s:SkinnableSpacer? How
> useful would that be? I'm thinking things like something you might use
> between text that you want different skinned versions of? Is
> s:SkinnableContainer sufficient? Or maybe a lighter weight version of
> SkinnableContainer? I suppose its about the same thing I just have not
> looked closely at the internals of s:SkinnableContainer to see if it can be
> made to be lighter in weight.
> --
> Omar Gonzalez
> Apache Flex PPMC Member

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