Css :: Flex - Custom Tooltip Style For A Single Component

Mar 7, 2012

How can we customize the background and font color of a single instance of a tooltip for one component? (Without changing all tooltips in the application.)

This is needed for the HALO component set (4.1 SDK), not Spark (css methods preferred).

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I'm having trouble changing the font size of my TextInput tooltip. The text input looks like this:

<s:TextInput id="first"
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then I create a style like this:

<fx:Style>
@namespace s "library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark";
@namespace mx "library://ns.adobe.com/flex/halo";

[Code]....

P.S. I also get a yellow warning: "CSS type selectors are not supported in components: 'mx.controls.ToolTip'" but it still compiles since it's just a warning, but nothing happens.

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[Code]...

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I have a Spark Component (a Group) which doesn't behave as wanted.The tooltip is only shown when the component is enabled=true which the following example shows:

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In the Halo component the toolTip is shown. And this is, what I want to achieve.In my case I want to try something like this:

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TypeError: Error #1034: Type Coercion failed: cannot convert events::MapEvent@a74ab51 to flash.events.MouseEvent.
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Note: The error in my earlier post is giving below error message

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The difference here are two things, the earlier error is while converting flash event to custom event and now this one is while converting custom event to flash event and secondly, I have no clue why it is trying to convert to the mouseevent where I am just dispatching my custom event with proper listeners.

This is my custome event

package events
{
import flash.events.Event;
import ui.map.MapElement;

[code]...

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.WidgetTitle
{
fontWeight: bold;
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[code]....

If I try the same thing with a custom namespace, it outputs null:

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or

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UPDATE: *There will be not any object over another.

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package com.events
{
import flash.events.Event;

[code]......

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[Code]...

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HtmlTooltip.as:
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