I need help creating a validator that binds to the TextInput
in the ComboBox and the dataProvider.
I've extended the ComboBox to autofill the text as the user
types. I however want to enforce that the user did actually select
a valid entry (one that exists in the dropdown box). I've done this
so that the user does not need to manually select an item or keep
pressing the first letter of their selection until the correct
selection shows up.
I however can't get the validator to work correctly. Normally
you can bind a validator to a field and an ArrayCollection, so that
when you change a field it checks the ArrayCollection. Since I'm
extending the ComboBox the ArrayCollection is provided as the
dataProvider. When I try to bind the TextInput field to the
dataProvider it says there is no field with a given name within the
This is the error I receive;
"Error: Unknown Property: 'make'..."
Now I know 'make' is a property within the ArrayCollection
that I provided to the dataProvider. I can also run in debug mode
and look at the variables and see the ArrayCollection and its
properties. Here is the Array I sent to the ArrayCollection;
private var aMake:Array = new Array(
Here is the actual validation code that gets executed on the