Thumbnail Grid > Features

  • Live Preview

    The Live Preview feature greatly eases the customization process by allowing you to see, at design time, how the component will be rendered while changing different properties in the Component Inspector.

  • XML Support

    The component features XML support that allows you to update the component's data without having to republish the SWF file. For example, you could add or remove images in the Grid just by editing the XML file.

  • Additional Data

    You have the option to specify additional data for each item, such as title, description, link, or any other data, in the XML file or by using Actionscript code.

  • Runtime Handling

    Thumbnail Grid provides a set of methods for adding, removing or replacing items on runtime. You can also change any property at runtime.

  • Over 50 Customizable Properties

    Over 50 customizable properties allow you to easily change the Thumbnail Grid's appearance. You can customize the orientation, number of rows or columns, an item's dimension, scaling, alignment, border, preloaders, reflection, etc.

  • Multiple Content Types

    The Thumbnail Grid component supports externally loaded content (JPEG, PNG, GIF, SWF) as well as library assets and DisplayObject (MovieClip, Sprite, Bitmap etc) instances. You can load the content using an XML file or Actionscript.

  • Broken URL Handling

    The component gives you the option to automatically skip all broken URL's and only load images with a valid location.

  • Auto-Scroll

    The component has a built-in auto-scroll feature and the properties which allow you to set the delay and direction of the scrolling.

  • Complex Navigation

    Thumbnail Grid provides a set of methods for navigation which allow you to scroll by a specific amount or to scroll to a specific item.

  • Mouse Scroll

    The built-in mouse scrolling allow you to navigate based on the pointer's position.

  • 5 Preloaders

    The component features 5 built-in preloaders and provides a set of properties for customizing the color, transparency and size of the preloaders. Click here to see the preloaders.

  • Custom Events

    Thumbnail Grid also has a built-in Event system with more than 25 custom events available.

  • 5 Effect Components

    Included with the Thumbnail Grid Component are 5 Effect Components that allow you to change the appearance of the item when a user moves the mouse over the items or when an item is selected.

  • ScrollBar Component

    The ScrollBar component is fully skinnable. The component can easily be customized just by replacing the default skins with those built by you.