I have a very simple, 4 State, page. Each State is called
Pie, Bar, Line, and Grid. Each has ONE child with a canvas tag
having the same ID as the state. Exampe Attached.
All I want to be able to do it print the appropriate state by
evaulating the 'currentState' to know which chart (canvas id) to
print as in: printChart.addObject(currentState);
In coldfusion I would have used Evaulate("currentState").
It's obviously not cold fusion but it's what I know. I am sure
there should be an easy way to accomplish the same.
thanks for much for any input.
I don't like states and don't do much printing, but it sounds
like you need bracket notation.
To get a reference to any runtime component with an id, you
So if you nave a canvas in the main app with an id="Bar" you
var sId:String = "Bar";
var myCanvas:Canvas = this[sId]; //"Bar is a child/prpperty
of the main app, 'this'