Layout For A Table

There are some hidden treasures deep in flex framework, you just have to dig for. Yesterday I hit by coincidence ConstraintLayout. Its a part of 4.5 SDK and is a nice layout for defining rows and columns for a table. Once columns and rows are created, your elements are not automaticaly aligned into a block, but rather any element can refer to any column/row using correct formula in style attributes. E.g. forumla left=”{columnId}:{value}” will attach your element into position of a column and offsetting it by some value. This layout also easily let you merge cells or rows etc.

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