Flex case file nu 261.. “The mysterious case of disapearing type”

June 11th, 2010 by Slav

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This example is taken straight from Flex 4 Cookbook. It demonstrates how you can search inside of data grid.

Works fine, that not the problem.

The problem is , once you select any cell in data grid an return the the textfield.. you are unable to type anything! Tried different flex 4 sdks tried testing in IE, FF, Chrome .. no luck.

I had it happening in a different project, where I am working with much more complex data grid with custom item renderers and editors, so I chose Flex 4 cookbook example to test if it’s happening in a very simple scenario as well. Also that book was written by Flex experts, so I wanted to confirm it’s not me using the Flex  in the wrong way..

 EDIT: It seems it’s not happening on all computers? On my colleague’s machine this works fine it seems.Does anybody have the same problem as me ?

EDIT2: Solution found!This weird behaviour was down to the flash plugin/active X..

it wasn’t working correctly in version 10,1,50,426 .. but when I upgraded to 10,1,53,64  all works as expected! Must have been some glitch in the plugin.

anyway, I’ll leave this post here, in case somebody will have similar problem.

Posted in AS3, flash, Flex, Flex 4, Personal

9 Responses

  1. benji w

    allo captain,

    tried it and i can’t reproduce the problem..think you need to take you computer to the vet.

    all the best solving it.

  2. Slav

    Yeah, the majority of other computers I’ve tested it on afterwards didn’t have that problem.. It’s a real mystery to me!

    I still need to know if this can affect more users and if anybody else experience this problem. (also need to be able debug/test this myself..

  3. mattjpoole

    works for me I’m afraid…

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