Pls check this link.After using this approach you dont require to handle the event at parent level.
Let me know if you have any issue.
Shardul Singh Bartwal
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Passing data among components in Flex is best done using custom events.
Here is my Flex 3 Coobook post on the subject:
Here are my tutorials, with several on custom events.
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was great thanks. I do feel like I'm cheating by using the system manager though
It is a good idea of using custom events in large projects as
is harder to remember than the static event name in a custom event.
I'll soon be moving onto MVC soon