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


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 have a dynamic text instance in Flash named dynamic_txt and I want it to display information from a php file. What command allows me to do this? Here is the code: PHP <?php print "dynamo_txt=DYNAMIC"; ?> ActionScript (2.0) var my_lv:LoadVars = new LoadVars(); my_lv.onLoad = function(success:Boolean) { if (success) { //Here is Where I want the command that will allow Dynamo_TXT to display the String // From the PHP File }; my_lv.load("cars.php");

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 :: Dynamic Text Gets Lost When Rotated? www.actionscript.org

What does work : I want to put a dynamic textfield on my stage.Then i change the content of this field with AS3.But : when I rate the textfield on my stage, the text disappears.And I have embedded my font (also 'Export for actionscript')...I prefer not to put any textfields on the stage using ASSo the only code I use is : ActionScript Code:this.trial.text = "this is a test";

ActionScript 2.0 :: FMX Loading Xml Character www.kirupa.com

I have a little foreign character issue while loading an external xml file that contains characters like accents:.and so on.I embeded the font (with all latin characters) in the dynamic text field that the xml is loaded.Everything works fine but when I have a foreign character like the ones mentioned above, it ignores that character.i.e:when the xml has the word: teraputico my dynamic text field displays: terapico tracing the variable that contains the text, the output window displays: terapico:I tried rendering the text field as html and it didn't work either.

Text Disappears After Converting To Dynamic Box? forums.adobe.com

Text box instance is labelled, Property set to 'Dynamic Text' Behavior set to 'MultiLine' Text set in Actionscript: [code].....

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 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.

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?

Flash Is Cutting Off The Bottom Of Scrollable Text? www.gotoandlearnforum.com

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.

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 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

IDE :: Dynamic Text Field Is Blank When Embed Font www.kirupa.com

Why's my dynamic text field blank when I embed the font chosen? The text field loads text from an external .txt file with html codes. There's no problem when I mark "No charaters" but when "All" or "Only" is marked the text field is blank? I've tried to remove the html codes from the external file, but it makes no difference!

ActionScript 2.0 :: Embed Input Text Doesn't Show Up www.kirupa.com

I'm working on a flash file that is a video clip and beneath the video, there's an input text field where a user can get the code to embed the video in their page (youtube code). The problem is that when I have plain text in the text field it works, but when I try to use html code, I get an actionscript error and it doesn't show up. This is my actionscript (leaving out the full url): [Code]...

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

ActionScript 2.0 :: Array Output Into Dynamic TextField www.kirupa.com

So an array walks into a dynamic text field and says. I have an array that I am trying to output into a dynamic text field via this function: Code: Barcelona = ["Barcelona:", "Apple", "25 - ", "2"]; Output_Array = function(array_name) { for(i=0; i<array_name.length; i++) { output_txt.text += array_name[i] output_txt.text += " " }} It outputs the array just fine, but what I want to do is add in a line break here and there to make it more beautiful. In the dynamic text field properties there is an option for "Render text as HTML". With the option checked I tried adding in <br> and/or <p> HTML tags but all it does is prints out the "<br>" instead of making a new line. (I also have the text field set to Multiline.) Is there anyway to get it to have a line break?

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 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?

ActionScript 3.0 :: Gathering Existing Dynamic Text Fields Into An Array? www.actionscript.org

I'd like to gather (at run-time) all dynamic text fields on the stage and push them into an array. Then I can load an xml of data and populate each dynamic text field in the array with a matching value in the xml file. So basically I'm writing one class file I'd like to be used on many different swf files, each of which can have one or 20+ dynamic text fields. I'd like the swf to loop through each text dynamic field, throw each into an array and then grab an xml item with a matching name as that text field and set its textfield.text value from it. So actually if the dynamic text fields are just in a for loop then I guess I wouldn't even need to place them in an array, just not sure how to identify the dynamic text fields on the stage.

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].....

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]

Post Dynamic Twitter Updates stackoverflow.com

I currently have some script on my page that parses title/artist information from my online radio station. I am displaying it as plain text in html by using<span id="song_title"></span>How can I take this dynamic information that is going into the span id and use it for a "post to twitter" link so listeners can share the current song title on Twitter?I did some research and found a few variations on posting to twitter, but I had no luck with posting this dynamic text.

ActionScript 1/2 :: Displaying Leading Zeros In A Dynamic Text Field? forums.adobe.com

F8as2- � Background: � Currently I have to use two different text fields to display 10000 due to the different font sizes. � The 10 is a larger font and the 000 is a smaller font.� When I assign '0 'to the dynamic text fields of the smaller font I get just that a '0' not a '000' which is what I want. � Question: � Is there an easy way to display leading zeros in a dynamic text field?� Or can a dynamic text field have different character positions displayed in different font sizes?� or both?

ActionScript 2.0 :: Write Text In Flash Using PHP? www.kirupa.com

It is possible writing to a dynamic text field in flash using PHP without calling the PHP from the flash? I don't want use the loadvar function, just load a regular swf with a dynamic text field and write a php line and write to the field. Like: This should be the HTML code: <object classid="clsid27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,0,0" height="344" width="256"> [Code]....

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 :: 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 :: 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 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.