Archive for April, 2011

Displaying extremely large strings in a Flex DataGridColumn

Recently while working on InMarket, I was tasked with displaying very large strings within a DataGridColumn to our users. The variableRowHeight property of a DataGrid will get you part of the way, but if you start to exceed a few thousand characters, you’ll find that your row has a height larger then your entire DataGrid! As a way around this we ended up using the itemEditor capabilities of the DataGrid.

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