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hi guys

I have a very simple requirment but dont seem to find an answer on google.

main.mxml  has a button . when button is clicked a pop up displays. From my main.mxml i am passing a arraycollection which i want to display in the pop-up

main.mxml
<mx:script>
private function launchPopUp(e:MouseEvent,projectList:ArrayCollection):void {
var popupwindow : Window = new Window();   
PopUpManager.addPopUp(popupwindow,this,true);
PopUpManager.centerPopUp(popupwindow);
}
</mx:script>

<mx:Button id="button" label="show" click="launchPopUp(event,arrayCollection);"/>  //passing the arrayCollection

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and this is Window.mxml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<mx:TitleWindow xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
layout="vertical"
 width="650"
 height="250"  
itle="PopUp Window" horizontalAlign="center"
showCloseButton="true"	
close="closeWindow(event);" >
<mx:Script>
<![CDATA[
import mx.core.IFlexDisplayObject;
import mx.events.CloseEvent;
import mx.managers.PopUpManager;			
private function closeWindow(e:CloseEvent):void {
PopUpManager.removePopUp(e.target as IFlexDisplayObject);
}
]]>
</mx:Script>
<mx:Image source="assets/img.gif"/>	
<mx:DataGrid id="dataGrid" dataProvider="{arrayCollection}" width="182/>  //trying to get arrayCollection here
<mx:columns>
</mx:columns>
</mx:DataGrid>
	
</mx:TitleWindow>

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 how can i get the 'arrayCollection'   in Window.mxml from main.mxml
Is this possible?

thanks for any help
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Question by:royjayd
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deepanjandas earned 2000 total points
ID: 35052214
Window.mxml - in the scripts tag add this line:
public var projectList:ArrayCollection;

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main.mxml - pass the collection to the popup like this:
<mx:script>
private function launchPopUp(e:MouseEvent,projectList:ArrayCollection):void {
var popupwindow : Window = new Window();   
popupwindow.projectList = projectList;
PopUpManager.addPopUp(popupwindow,this,true);
PopUpManager.centerPopUp(popupwindow);
}
</mx:script>

<mx:Button id="button" label="show" click="launchPopUp(event,arrayCollection);"/>  //passing the arrayCollection

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Warm Regards
Deepanjan Das
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by:royjayd
ID: 35052973
hi thanks very much.

Is there anyway i can display the popup on the top-right section of screen.
Right now i have PopUpManager.centerPopUp(popupwindow);  
i removed that but how do i put it on the top-right just above the button?

thanks
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by:deepanjandas
ID: 35053366
set the x and y of popupwindow based on its size and stage size.

Warm Regards
Deepanjan Das
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Author Comment

by:royjayd
ID: 35053409
thanks very much for help.

Any help with next question will be greatly appreciated
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/Flex/Q_26867115.html

thanks
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