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"bizzw" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I am new to flex, so I might not be understanding what is really happening,
> it appears that when I change a variable in a custom component it changes
> another variable in my application.
>What I am attempting to do is to have the user select a order
> (myOrder) from a xml list.
>That selected order then is passed to a httpservice that receives
> samples in that order which are assigned to 3 sample arraycollections:
> "samples", "samplesView1", and "samplesView2".
>"samples" and "myOrder" are passed from my component to variables
> my application ("newSamples", and "newMyOrder") in the complete event
> dispatched when the httpservice completes.
>"newSamples" is then assigned to my componetent's "samplesView1"
> is put into a list (v2L1) and can be dragged and dropped into another list
> (v2L2) and bound to "mySamplesView1".
>And "newSamples" is also assigned to "samplesView2" which will
> similarly be put into a list (v3L1) and allowed to move into another list
> (v3L2) and bound to "mySamplesView2".
> So my goal would be to keep the "newSamples" arraycollection the same
> the order is changed...
> however when samples from "sampleView1" in v2L1 are moved to v2L2 the
> "newSamples" arraycollection changes along with it the "samplesView2"
> arraycollection. I am not really sure why this is happening because to my
> knowledge I am not binding anything in my component to anything in my
> application, but it seems to be changing in that way.
> I'm sure I'm just not understanding what is happening, so if someone could
> explain that to me that would be great.
You have 6 variables that all point to exactly the same object