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A problem similar to mine... Make sure the Alphas are all off (no transparency) because that plays into the final colour calculation...
"fccobb" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I'm tring to set up some styles for my components in Flex and I was
> if someone could help me with this.
> I've attached my code so you can have a look and its a very simple example
> illustrate the point. In the example I want to set the application
> color to blue and the panel border to red.
> But the Panel Border seems to inherit its background color from the
> application and therefore sets the Panel Border to purple instead of red.
> Can someone give me some advice on how to stop this happening - I thought
> you set a style inline it overode the parent style but it doesn't seem to.
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <mx:Application xmlns:mx=" http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
> <mx:Panel x="295" y="79" width="250" height="200" layout="absolute"
Just a wild guess, but have you tried #FF0000?
Thanks for the reply.
Have you posted about something similar then because if so I've missed it ?
I've got no settings for Alphas so hopefully thats not effecting things.
Thanks for the suggestion - I'm afraid it doesn't make any difference though.
Got me really confused this one as its so simple what I am trying to do.
Hi istrasci again
I beg your pardon - if I set the borderaplha explcitly to 1 on the panel rather than not setting it all then the color setting for the border works as planned.
So I suppose its inheriting an default alpha from the application of 0.5 or similar which means the colors mix.
Thanks very much - I'm not abolutely sure thats what you meant but it certainly fixes it for me !