Actually, I'm sure he's talking about the "required" attribute creating a red border (not a focus border) because the field doesn't have a value in it just yet.
The Focus border is something entirely different. --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Khanh" <khanh4all@...> wrote: > > It's a focus border. > Usually, it's blue. I'm not sure how it's red in your case! > You can change the color following this example. > Thanks to Peter Dehaan for his great tip. > http://blog.flexexamples.com/2008/04/12/changing-the-focus-rectangle-color-on-a-textinput-control-in-flex/ > > OR you can hide this by using the property: focusAlpha > <mx:TextInput id="txtInput" focusAlpha="0"/> > > Good luck. > > --- In email@example.com, dorkie dork from dorktown > <dorkiedorkfromdorktown@> wrote: > > > > When I display my Form elements (TextInput, Combox, etc) the red error > > border is shown right away before the user even types into it. Why is this > > happening? How can I prevent it from showing a red error border when it's > > first displayed? > > >