display hbox in center of datagrid

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Hi guys

I have a editable datagrid with one editable column. On KEY_UP event on that editable column i am displaying a HBox. I want to display the HBox on the center of the screen(on top of datgrid). any idea how i can do that?

Is there an attribute on HBox i can use?

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Top Expert 2011

Commented:
How about if you will use

PopupManager API's

http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FlashPlatform/reference/actionscript/3/mx/managers/PopUpManager.html

PopUpManager.createPopUp(), and PopUpManager.centerPopUp() methods


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Ok .Also can I put x and y coordinates in popupmanager . If I want to put the popup at x=10 y=10
is it possible?
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wait , you asking how to put on the center if you want to control yourself do not use centerPopUp API.
Just sen manually x and y

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can you show me an example with setting X and Y for popupmanager?

when i try like this it works
PopUpManager.centerPopUp(dataGrid);  

i want to set x and y coordinates to popupmanager.

thanks
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Did you try to write a code before asking me?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<s:Application xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009" 
			   xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark" 
			   xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx"
			   width="100%" height="100%" creationComplete="onComplete()">
		<fx:Script>
			<![CDATA[
                import mx.containers.Panel;
                import mx.managers.PopUpManager;
			    

                protected function onComplete():void
                {
                    var panel:Panel = PopUpManager.createPopUp(this, Panel) as Panel;
                    panel.width = 500;
                    panel.height = 400;
                    panel.x = (width - panel.width) / 2;
                    panel.y = (height - panel.height) / 2;
                }

			]]>
		</fx:Script>
</s:Application>

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