3.1.0-BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR

Release: BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR 3.1.0 Gold.

New in this release

The following features are new in the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR 3.1 Gold release:

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  • Added support for BlackBerry 10 Q10 devices.
  • ShortcutManager Keyboard shortcuts added for BlackBerry 10 Q10 devices.
  • MediaServiceConnection: Added MediaServiceConnection.register() method to register an application to use the "now playing" service.
  • List.scrollPage: scrollPage() method added. Allows a user to scroll by page in the list component.

Fixed issues

288200

Fixed incorrectly vertically centered text in SectionHeaderRenderer.

282579

Fixed incorrect sizing of ExpandableControl elements, caused when a DropDown or Picker element was removed from the display list and re-added to the stage.

281072

Fixed cursor positioning issue caused when entering multiple lines in a right-to-left text field.

280118

Long pressing of SectionList headers or the empty spaces between cells in TileList no longer triggers the context menu.

273397

Setting the ActionBar.enable property now disables the buttons in the ActionBar without modifying the properties of the ActionBase objects.

269167

Fixed the issue where horizontal scrolling occured when the text within a single line field was reset to a smaller size.

269078

Spell check dots are no longer cropped in TextInput.

268132

Canceling a ContextMenu.OPENING event no longer prevents other context menus from appearing.

267840

Correctedan error in the AudioManager.setOutputLevel() API documentation.

267799

Tapping on the text selection handles now opens the context menu.

267112

Implemented performance improvements in the context menu and action overflow menu APIs.

265859

Fixed an issue which prevented the back button action in the ActionBar from updating.

264725

You can now paste text into password fields.

263860

Fixed the issue with drop-down menu content becomeing offset from the button when opened.

262712

Text selection handles are no longer visible when the context menu is visible.

261938

Fixed the issue where right-to-left text is not measured correctly. which may have resulted in text on the right side being cut off.

260822

Implemented documentation updates to API references.

260045

Context menu items no longer disappear when pressing down in the empty space between the last action and the delete action and scrolling up.

259535

Updated the Select All icon for text selection in the crosscut menu.

257215

ON_BAR actions are now treated like DEFAULT actions if showTabsFirstOnActionBar is false.

257211

ActionBar and TitleBar height is no longer re-sizeable.

257107

Implemented MediaControl full-screen capabilities.

257003

Implemented proper "down state" setting to actions in a TitleBar that contains icons.

255177

Increased the hit area around text selection handles.

254525

Updated containers and lists so shadows on both edges remain visible when enableShadows = true and the content is larger than the viewport.

247598

Updated the animation for CellRenderers.

Known issues

The BlackBerry AIR Project in the Adobe Flash Builder sample project does not build.

Workaround: Manually add the QNX platform-specific ANEs to the project using the project properties.

238032

The notifications area of the Hub constantly flashes the red LED when a notification such as entering Development Mode is sent.

Workaround: Wait until the blinking times out after 10-15 minutes, or turn the LED off in device Settings.

211363

On a 64-bit Windows machine, the SDK installer points to C:\Program Files (x86). Projects created in previous versions of the SDK point to C:\Program Files. This could cause projects to import incorrect versions of the ANE files.

Workaround: Remove ANE files, and re-import them using the new SDK.

207752

Flash Builder displays an error messages when the Adobe AIR SDK is not version 3.4 even though the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR supports version 2.6 and higher.

193936

After installing the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR, the SDK is not recognized on a Windows 7 32-bit computer.

Workaround: Launch Flash Builder with Administrative permissions. 

186604

Setting application permissions using Flash Builder and FDT is out of date.

Workaround: Manually set application permissions in the bar-descriptor.xml file.

Deprecated APIs

QNXApplication

QNXApplication openFile() and supportedFileTypes() methods deprecated. Use InvokeManager instead.

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