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Flex 4.6 -- not able to Enable text fields

Posted on 2012-08-30
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For the following code:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!-- dragdrop\SimpleListToListMove.mxml -->
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
				xmlns:Componenets="Componenets.*"
				layout="absolute">
	<mx:Text id="txtName" x="247" y="24" width="181" enabled="true" text="course1"/>
	<mx:Label x="137" y="24" text="Course Name:" textAlign="right"/>
	<mx:Text id="txtDesc" x="247" y="77" width="269" enabled="true" text="description1"/>
	<mx:Label x="157" y="76" text="Description:" textAlign="right"/>

</mx:Application>

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since these two text fields are set as enabled="true", why is the user not able to edit the text field?

I'm moving data to these fields from a database to allow the user to edit the data before sending it back to PHP.  Should I be using a different control?   Is there a way to create a border automatically around text fields like this?

Thanks,

Gary
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Text control does not allow you to input any text in it.  You have to use TextInput or TextArea for that.
   http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/help.html?content=textcontrols_02.html#140514
   http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/help.html?content=textcontrols_07.html

CyanBlue
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Thanks CyanBlue -- exactly what I needed.
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