For the purpose of having at least one person respond, I don't believe we can 
help you (Unless someone else has done this with Xcelsius).

You would be better off using an example from SAP.

--- In, "riadashboard" <riadashbo...@...> wrote:
> I am needing to use spreadsheet data in my Xcelsius project and also use
> Flex to  create custom components. I was able to successfully build and
> deploy a Flex  custom component into Xcelsius, however, this component
> used hard-coded data  inside the Flex source to compile the charts. This
> is not a workable solution  for us as we need to be able to use the
> inherent data in Xcelsius spreadsheets  to bind to the custom components
> we bring into Xcelsius.
> can I  bind the spreadsheet data from Xcelsius to the custom
> Flex component  charts/graphs to create a visualization or population of
> the graph? Xcelsius  graphs are able to use the properties panel to
> create "titles" and create the  data connection, however, my new custom
> component from Flex does not have this  properties panel available. This
> panel is empty. Is there a way to either create  properties to use or
> enable Xcelsius to bind inherent properties to my custom  components?
> I found in the book "Xcelsis 2008: Dashboard Best  Practices", written
> by Loren Abdulezer who is also connected with Xcelsius  Journal, that is
> states to modify a line of code from a previous example in the  book.
> The instructions don't directly fix the problem because they only
> address  the example used in the book and not a generic, custom
> application. Here is the  abridged code from the previous sample 
> package
> {
> import  mx.controls.HSlider;
> import  mx.controls.Label;
> [CxInspectableList ("title",  "showTitle")]
> [Inspectable(defaultValue="showTitle",  type="String")]
> [Inspectable(defaultValue="Title",  type="String")]
> .
> .
> .
> There is also a get/set function for  each "title" and "showTitle"
> public function get  title():String{...}
> public function set  title(value:String):void):String{...}
> public function get  showTitle():String{...}
> public function set  showTitle(value:String):void):String{...}
> .
> .
> .
> The steps  for the fix are as follows:
> 1. Change the line of code in the file from 
> [CxInspectableList("title","showTitle")] to 
> [CxInspectableList("title","showTitle","value")]
> 2. Save  file
> 3. Re-compile the SWF
> 4. Rebuld the .xlx file for  Xcelsius
> 5. Load the new component
> I suppose my question  would be how does this solution get modified to
> my example or for any other  example in the future? The previous sample
> referenced by is a app which displays a
> sliding bar displaying  the x-value in a tooltip as you drag the control
> left and right. So, then is the  element CxInspectableList the variable
> which needs to be changed per  usage?
> Support from SAP, on a separate discussion thread I am having, has
> stated the  following in a separate discussion thread on their boards:
> When the Xcelsius 2008 Default Property Sheet loads for your add-on this
> is  what is does:
>     * Looks for the
> [CxInspectableList(+propertyName+,propertyName2,+...+)]
> meta  data in your add-on class
>     * So you must have a property in your add-on class for each name in 
> CxInspectableList.
>     * The property sheet will have an entry for each name in
> CxInspectableList --  the data type is picked up from the Inspectable
> meta-data for each property.
>     * You can define a property in Flex as a public var (and Flex
> generates a  getter and setter for you) or you create your own getter
> and setter as we do for  the majority of our properties.
>     * The reason you see us you our own getter and setter (for example
> with the  title) is so we can detect when the title has been changed (so
> the setter has  been called) and do something to update our add-on
> display.
> So for  each property that you want to see in the Xcelsius 2008 Default
> Property Sheet  you need to:
>     * Create the property in your add-on, add the http://Inspectable
> <http://inspectable/> (...+) meta data for your  property.
>     * Add the property name to CxInspectableList
>     * Re-compile your SWF.
>     * Re-package your XLX
>     * Re-import the XLX into Xcelsius
> Then if you have done things  correctly you should see your new property
> in the add-on property sheet.
> My code snippet for the attempted fix, as instructed by SAP's support,
> is  as follows:
> public var scores:String;
> public var names:String;
> public  var scoreValues:Number;
> [Inspectable(defaultValue="true")]
> [CxInspectable("scores","names","scoreValues")]
> Somewhere  I am doing something wrong, however, I cant determine where
> my errors are  located...hmmmmmm.
> Does the fact that I am wanting to databind to a BarChart have an effect
> of the  coding syntax? If in my first example the code was
> straightforward for using  only one linear value of data to populate a
> sliding control bar, I would presume  the syntax for a bar chart would
> be contain more variables and be slightly more  complex?
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance.
> Alex Dove

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