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How can I extend the Canvas component to change the border type and background colors when clicked

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The new component will be placed inside of an itemrenderer
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Hi - hope this helps.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml" layout="absolute" xmlns:my="*">
	<my:CustomCanvas horizontalCenter="0" verticalCenter="0" width="156" height="122">
	</my:CustomCanvas>
</mx:Application>
 
 
####### CustomCanvas.as
 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<mx:Canvas xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml" click="onClick(event);" borderStyle="solid" borderThickness="3" borderColor="#000000" backgroundColor="#FFFFFF">
	
	<mx:Script>
		<![CDATA[
			private static var flag:Boolean = false;
 
			private function onClick(event:Event):void
			{
				if (flag)
				{
					this.setStyle("borderColor", "#000000");
					this.setStyle("backgroundColor", "#FFFFFF"); 
				}
				else
				{
					this.setStyle("borderColor", "#FFFFFF");
					this.setStyle("backgroundColor", "#000000"); 
				}
				
				flag = !flag;
			}
		]]>
	</mx:Script>
</mx:Canvas>

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