Text is drawn to the screen using TextFields (either directly
or through something like UITextField, Label (Flex), Text (Flex),
or TextArea (Flex)).
Remember that Flex is just a way of writing Flash
applications. Flex isn't a 100% solution in all cases. You have the
entire Flash API at your disposal (and that doesn't 'draw text'
either - use TextField). Have you seen what people have done with
Flash and text? There's all sorts of creativity going on all the
In other words, for your needs, 100% Flex may not be the
answer, you may need to incorporate Flash.