I am trying to create buttons on a 45 degree angle. They are simply text. I have tried drawing different hit areas for the button, but when I publish the swf the hit area for the button is always its bounding box (so there is a huge space in the upper left and lower right corner which activates the button). Is there another way to make this work? Thank you!
I'm confused. Are these real buttons or are they movieclip-buttons?
In any event when I make a textfield and then skew the text and put it in a button only the actual pixels of the letters are the default hit area. So in that case you would want to draw a hit area that is larger than just the letters -- unless you really want to challenge your users.
Do you have the background of the textfield turned on?
Do you accidently have some other artwork that you are missing that could be causing the problem?