public interface SafeSkinning
The following kinds of overrides are generally very safe:
baseStyleto provide a custom CSS style or series of styles
Window.minimizeButton, especially when this is done to match the size of media you have created
Button.showRollOverthat cause a component to visually react to more or fewer UI states (disabled, over, down, etc)
showContextMenu()). If future versions of the component add more functionality, you may prevent new features from functioning, cause them to function only partially, or break.
If you want to ensure that you do not break new functionality added in future Smart GWT versions, be sure to call Super() for methods you override, and do not prevent events from bubbling.
If you want to ensure that only your custom behavior is used if a future version of a Smart GWT component adds functionality, override all methods involved in the interaction, even if your methods do nothing. For example, for a custom drop interaction, override dropOver, dropMove, dropOut and drop, even if you do nothing on dropMove(). Then, do not call Super() if there is no superclass behavior required for the interaction you've implemented. Also, for any event handlers (such as drop()) return false if you consider your code to have completely handled the event (no parent component should react).
IDto a subcomponent (only works once).
padding, or in general any single attribute otherwise controlled by CSS. Future Smart GWT versions may change the base CSS style, rendering your single-property customization senseless. Change the entire CSS style via