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ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamic Text Fields 'suddenly' Not Parsing HTML

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I have come across a bizarre Flash problem with dynamic text fields. I built a site in flash for a designer about a million years ago. The content in her portfolio's dynamic text fields loads from plain .txt files. The fields, which were set to parse simple html tags, used to do so perfectly. At least the last time I checked in April of 2006. The designer just contacted me last week: one of the fields is no longer parsing the html. ?! I opened the original .fla and it is definitely set to do so. Why would this suddenly stop working?[code]

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I made a post under actionscript 2.0, but I wasn't sure if it belonged there. So here goes.I made a text box and added a mask to it, it is really long so I made it scrollable. For some reason it keeps cutting off the bottom of the text, meaning it won't scroll all the way down, it truncates it. The text is dynamic and the fonts are embedded, heck I even tried breaking the fonts apart.

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I have an text field set as HTML and Im pulling in some text from XML and I can't figure out how to use textformat HTML tag with tabstops, here is XML: ActionScript Code: <![CDATA[<textformat>Name Surname Nickname</textformat>]]> I want all to be separated like so(100px between Name & Surname and 150px between Surname & Nickname): Name 100px Surname 150px Nickname. How to do this? I guess I would have to do something like: ActionScript Code: <![CDATA[<textformat tabstops="100,150">Name Surname Nickname</textformat>]]>

ActionScript 2.0 :: Inserting A Variable Into A Dynamic Text Field? www.kirupa.com

I know you can read the contents of a text file into a dynamic text field at runtime. Can you also insert the string contents of a variable into a dynamic text field at runtime? I simply want a dynamic text field that says "Welcome back, <username>" I am doing it right now with a static text field and a dynamic one, but if the username is really short, the whole thing is not centered and looks weird. Optimally, it should all be part of one element on the stage.

ActionScript 3.0 :: Linking A Class To A Dynamic Text Field To Load XML Data? forums.adobe.com

I'm quite new to ActionScript and would be grateful for any help here. I want to load text into a dynamic text field (called 'about_tab') using� a class depending on the language selected (by clicking on a flag icon)� by the user. I managed to get this to work when the ActionScript was written directly� in the timeline, but am having problems with doing the same thing via a� class. [Code]...

ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamic Text Field From An Input Text Field board.flashkit.com

What I'm trying to do is to write something in an input field and then it should show up in a dinamic field. I can make this happen, but the problem is that the dinamic field shows its new text in the same format as the Input field. For example, the input text is written in TimesNewRoman and the dinamic text is in Arial, but when the dinamic text shows the input, the text is still in TimesNewRoman when I want it to be in Arial.

ActionScript 3.0 :: Removing Duplicate Dynamic Text Fields? www.actionscript.org

I generated some duplicate text fields in actionscript via a for loop and just did the "addChild()" function to add each textbox to the screen. Now I would like to remove them, but how do I do this? Since the textfields all have the same name, I can't do a 'getChildByName()' function to remove them, and I also tried getChildIndex(), but I can't seem to get any of that working. How do I delete the duplicate dynamic text boxes from the screen via Actionscript?

ActionScript 2.0 :: Using Dynamic Text Box Variables For PHP Email? board.flashkit.com

Passing Text Variabes to a form PHP script for emailing.If a user makes a number of selections from visual indicators on frame 1 of a Flash 8 file and textual descriptions of those selections are then actionscripted into dynamic text boxes as text values in a form on frame 2, can the text values of the dynamic text boxes be given variable names that can be sent to and processed by a server side PHP script as regular input type text box variables would be processed? Example: User selects 3 images on frame 1 via a mouse on(release) event. the actionscript being: on(release) {[code].... On the form frame (frame 2) would be a movie clip (form_mc with instance name form) with the normal Name, Email, Message input type text boxes along with dynamic text boxes dynamicTextBox1, 2 and 3.On the form Submit button the actionscript would be: on(release) { var sendVar = new LoadVars (); var receiveVar = new LoadVars ();[code]........... Would this work? All indications I have seen through many Flash/PHP email tutorials indicate not using dynamic text boxes but components like combo boxes etc use variables and not input boxes.

ActionScript 2.0 :: Showing Entire XML File Display As String In Dynamic Text Field (XML To String)? board.flashkit.com

Basically I'm trying to output the contents of an XML document into a dynamic text field (as loaded - not just its node values and content - the entire thing - into a variable called _root.log). The text field is set to show the variable value of _root.log.This is the actionscript... PHP Code: var newProfileXML:XML= new XML("<contacts result='true'><contact name='John Doe'/><contact name='Jane Doe'/></contacts>"); [code].....

Mix Static And Dynamic Text? www.gotoandlearnforum.com

How do you mix static and dynamic text in one sentence?I want to display This audio is ::totaltime:: minutes long.Where ::totaltime:: is a variable determined in the ActionScript 2 codeCan I do this in a text box on the stage or does it need to be done in ActionScript 2? (I'm not using AS3, even though I'm in CS3.)If it's in AS2, I'm not used to outputting text from there, so how do I specify that the text be embedded Helvetica, 12pt, black, and starting at x:0, y:65 ?

Flash :: Making Dynamic Text Item Transparent For Mouse? stackoverflow.com

I'm working with actionscript 3 and have a trouble. I need to write player where users will see text on the front of the movie. The text is text field of type "Dynamic text". The problem is that I need to make this text object transparent for mouse move and clicks. I tried: .mouseEnabled=false; .selectable=false; when I click on it - it does not pass clicks through it.

ActionScript 2.0 :: Remove Elements From Dynamic Text www.kirupa.com

Would anyone be kind enough to help me with some Actionscript code (2.0) that will automatically remove from dynamically imported html text. Basically an html page is updated by a client using a CMS system (CushyCMS) but it inserts.When the page reloads into the flash site the cause the text to break.So I would like something that either removes the or changes it to a single space that won't cause the line to break.

CS3 :: HTML Text In Flash Code board.flashkit.com

I am trying to create a flash text field which is html formatted using the code to link to a text file already containing html formatted text. Both these files have been saved in the same folder on my hard drive.Having created a text field on my stage (on one layer) with an instance name of myText_txt I have entered this into the actionscript (on the layer above):[code]I have tryed moving both files to the desktop but this hasnt worked.

ActionScript 2.0 :: Displaying City Of Visitor In Swf? www.actionscript.org

I have a html link that display the city of the person viewing the site. How can I display that information into a swf dynamic text field, using that html link? So far I got this script half working because it display the information in the output window. How can I get it to display it on a dynamic text field? var lv:LoadVars = new LoadVars(); lv.onLoad = function(success:Boolean) { if (success) [Code]...

ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamically Populating A Textfield Within Several Instances Of A Movie Clip? www.actionscript.org

been working in Flash using AS2 and loading external XML data into the movie. I am able to load the data into in Flash and parse it, but I haven't been able to figure out how to load the names of buttons from separate nod values into a textfield.Unfortunately, I dont feel I know AS3 well enough and am a little bit rusty on my AS2.I created a movie clip which holds the dynamic textfield and placed 30 instances on the stage. Each instance is successively named "cityName[i]" where i is a number from 1-30. I've tried setting the instances as both buttons and movie clips. I also tried setting both the .text and.htmlText attributes, but neither works. Ive embedded the fonts on the dynamic text field. Ive also tried changing the field to input instead of dynamic but that doesn�work either. Ive been tracing things to try to debug, but haven� found the issue yet.Here's the code: ActionScript Code: //load XML data var citiesData:XML = new XML(); [code]........

ActionScript 3.0 :: Default Text Disappear OnClick Of InputText www.actionscript.org

I have an InputText field for users to submit information to me. I want to have the text field display some default text (Ex. Type E-Mail Here) and then when the field is clicked, the text will be cleared. After a long time of searching a found a solution that works perfectly....using ActionScript 2.0. Unfortunately my site is in 3.0 therefore I cannot use this code. For the example I want my default text to be "Type E-Mail Here", and the InputText Instance Name will be "inputTxt" Here is the 2.0 ActionScript Code: inputTxt.textField = "Type E-Mail Here..." inputTxt.onSetFocus = function() { inputTxt.textField = "" }; inputTxt.onKillFocus = function() { inputTxt.textField = "Type E-Mail Here..." }; When using this code in AS3, I get the error code "1120: Access of undefined property inputTxt". What do I need to make this code work in AS3?

IDE :: Formatting Text Field In Flash? stackoverflow.com

how to create formatted dynamic text fields, to embedding media in dynamic text fields without coding..in some graphical environment?In Flash authoring environment it is pain to do the formatting.[URL]

ActionScript 3.0 :: Parsing XML Based On Attribute? www.kirupa.com

I have an XML file I'm parsing out into a Flash movie. The XML contains multiple nodes, and within those nodes are multiple attributes.So, for example, there is a node called FirstNode. In that is an attribute FirstNodeID="1" and then there is another node, also called FirstNode which has an attribute of FirstNodeID="2". Each node also has attributes called Header and Body and so on. What I'm wondering is, how do I call out specific things based on an attribute?Right now, when I call the Header attribute from FirstNode I get ALL of the Header information from ALL of the FirstNode nodes. I need to be able to get JUST the info from FirstNodeID="1", FirstNodeID="2" and so on as needed. [Code]... I'd like to be able to be able to simply rename the dynamic text fields and then only paste in the actionscript that defines what nodes to pull the text from and what fields to put it into. So everything from the //MAIN TEXT area in the actionscript above.

ActionScript 2.0 :: Clear Input Text On Click? board.flashkit.com

I have a simple form with an input text field with text in it. I would like that text to disappear when a user clicks on the input field. How is this done in Actionscript 2.0? view this page for the example: [URL]

ActionScript 2.0 :: [MX]HTML Text Field Extra Space? www.kirupa.com

I'm using loadVars to import text from a text file and then put it into a dynamic text field - rendered in HTML. There is an extra space in the first line of text for some reason. I've checked the dynamic text field and theres no spaces or returns in it - its empty before putting the text into it.

AS3 :: Flash Change The Text On A Button stackoverflow.com

I have created my own button class called custom_btn.I created it on the timeline and have exported it for use in ActionScript.I can make an instance of my button, and add it to the screen fine.The button has a dynamic text field that I would like to change the text in. I have tried to give the text field a name on the time line and the access it when I make the button, but I get an error (I think this is because the name isn't being saved to the class).How do I change the text?[code]

ActionScript 2.0 :: [MX] HTML Text Field Extra Space? www.kirupa.com

I'm using loadVars to import text from a text file and then put it into a dynamic text field - rendered in HTML. There is an extra space in the first line of text for some reason. I've checked the dynamic text field and theres no spaces or returns in it - its empty before putting the text into it.How can I get rid of that extra line?

ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamic Text Changes Back To Initial Text On Keyframes? www.kirupa.com

I've created a dynamic text field (named text_txt) on stage - gave it a value of "123";There is 1 keyframe (frame 1) followed by 9 frames.I've added a tiny piece of actionScript: text_txt.text = "99"; Running it - all works great - I see 99 in that text field.If I add another keyframe (lets say on frame 5) - the text inside text_txt changes back to 123...Instance name there is still text_txt...

ActionScript 2.0 :: CDATA Not Showing HTML In Text Field? board.flashkit.com

Simple XML import with text and an html link and an image. For some reason the html tags are rendering as text, not html in the dynamic text field. I have looked at countless posts and tuts From all I've read I am doing things right, but obviously I am not. I must be missing something.ake a look at the attached code and explain where I am going wrong.XML File Code: <?xml version="1.0" ?> <item> [code].....

ActionScript 2.0 :: CDATA Not Showing HTML In Text Field www.actionscript.org

Simple XML import with text and an html link and an image. For some reason the html tags are rendering as text, not html in the dynamic text field. I have looked at countless posts and tuts but found nothing that helps. From all I've read I am doing things right, but obviously I am not. I must be missing something..[code]...

ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamic Text Not Updating ? www.kirupa.com

I have some nested movie clips, with a dynamic text object at the end of the chain - if I don't update the the text in the dynamic text field, then it displays fine, however if I set the text at anytime through actionscript, the text disappears. I have tried all sorts of embedding/not embedding font - combinations, but nothing works.Here is a code snippet: Code: // this one works just fine... testing_txt.text = "This is some dynamic text!";[code].... I am definitely setting the correct field in this long list of objects, but for some reason the text in the main_menu_mc... object isn't updating. Interestingly, the text associated with the testing_txt object updates just fine.Below is a small screen shot of the display while running the swf... menu_item8 is obviously the one without any text...

Actionscript 3.0 :: Format Text Within A Text Box? www.gotoandlearnforum.com

is there a way to format text within a text box? I put a dynamic text box on my page and I added the text through Actionscript 3(News_text.text = "this is my dummy text";). Can I add <b></b> to this text to make it bold or any of the other html codes?

ActionScript 2.0 :: XML Data And Display? www.kirupa.com

ActionScript 2.0 :: XML Data and Display

ActionScript 2.0 :: Loading XML But Coming Up Undefined www.kirupa.com

First I'm trying to get this XML file to load, but it's coming up undefined. Here's the actionscript: var MyX:XML=new XML(); MyX.ignoreWhite=true; var urls:Array=new Array(); var captions:Array=new Array(); MyX.onLoad=function(){ [Code] ..... I have a movieclip and text field on the stage with the instance names "holder" and "caption" respectively. I'm using Flash 8, ActionScript 2.0

ActionScript 2.0 :: Dynamic Text Fields Not Working? www.kirupa.com

I am pulling my hair out trying to find out why this isn't working. Is there anyone out there that can help me out? I'm trying to get the dynamic text fields to display the numbers I have set in variables but the dynamic text field will not display anything, even if I put numbers in there, I have checked my syntax and it is correct, I have made sure that bold is not checked and I have made sure that my fonts are embedded but this thing still will not display.

ActionScript 2.0 :: XML - Dynamic Text Fields Not Working www.kirupa.com

I've got a bit of a problem with dynamically created text fields. I want to have the required effect : The flash file loads the xml file (this works fine) and is able to read all nodes and attributes (yup, works too) and then create a certain amount of dynamic text fields populated with data from an attribute(not working so well....) Heres my code : Code: var news = new XML(); news.ignoreWhite = true; news.load("newsdata.xml"); [Code]....

ActionScript 3.0 :: Changing Font Of Text In Dynamic Fields Using Buttons? www.actionscript.org

I have a user text input field and a preview button, when they press preview the inputed text appears in a dynamic text field in another part of the window. I need to be able to change the font of the text in the dynamic field using buttons (so the user can see their text displayed in various different fonts which will be embedded into the swf). After watching various different tutorials I hashed together this code for my first button to change the font to Times New Roman which I embedded with the class name timesNew. ActionScript Code: times_btn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, showTim); function showTim(e:MouseEvent):void{ var oneFont = new timesNew(); var timForm:TextFormat = new TextFormat(); timForm.font = oneFont; [Code] ..... When I run the movie everything works fine and the console shows no errors but when I press the button to change the font the text in the dynamic field simply disappears.

ActionScript 3.0 :: Complete TLF Text Formatting? www.actionscript.org

I am struggling with TLF text, I searched and searched and can't find a GOOD tutorial or complete method on how to format TLF text with AS3, I need to: - Load dynamic text into dynamic TLF text field - Set custom fonts - Set formatting including letter spacing, margins, leading, sharpness - Set links, link hoover color, link decoration - Get a method that supports HTML tags (those supported by Flash CS5) tutorial, book, e-book that explains all the steps needed to set, format and control TLF text? I need something that explains how to do this, logically, step by step, I'm a designer not a programmer

Actionscript 2.0 :: Link A Button To An Email Address? www.gotoandlearnforum.com

how can I link a button to an email address, i`m using ActionScript 2.0

ActionScript 3.0 :: Focus Events - Removing Text One Character At A Time board.flashkit.com

I'm trying to put the text back into a text field on FOCUS_OUT one character at a time. On FOCUS_IN, I want to remove the text one character at a time. Here's the basic code: major.text = "ActionScript 3.0"; major.addEventListener(FocusEvent.FOCUS_IN, inFocus); major.addEventListener(FocusEvent.FOCUS_OUT, outFocus); function inFocus(event:FocusEvent):void { major.text="";// want to clear the text one character at a time } function outFocus(event:FocusEvent):void { major.text="ActionScript 3.0"; // want to put the text back in one character at a time } I attached a fla. that does this in ActionScript 2.0, but I'm trying to do this in ActionScript 3.0.

Professional :: Actions On Buttons Wont Work? forums.adobe.com

i had placed buttons on and the Actionscript 2.0 Play,Pause, Ffwd etc and when i test the video the buttons do not function.

Actionscript 2.0 :: Possibile To Delete Txt File? www.gotoandlearnforum.com

Is it possibile to delete txt file by using Actionscript 2.0

ActionScript 1/2 :: The Class Or Interface 'BitmapData' Could Not Be Loaded:� Compiler Error? forums.adobe.com

I'm getting� the compiler errorThe Class or interface 'BitmapData' could not be loaded. (actionscript 2.0)

ActionScript 3.0 :: How To Format TLF Text? www.kirupa.com

I am struggling with TLF text, I searched and searched and can't find a GOOD tutorial or complete method on how to format TLF text with AS3, I need to: - Load dynamic text into dynamic TLF text field - Set custom fonts - Set formatting including letter spacing, margins, leading, sharpness - Set links, link hoover color, link decoration - Get a method that supports HTML tags (those supported by Flash CS5) Can you please suggest a good site, tutorial, book, e-book that explains all the steps needed to set, format and control TLF text? I need something that explains how to do this, logically, step by step, I'm a designer not a programmer