We need to develop an application that involves formatted
text. We want to use dynamic text, where we pull in text from an
.as file at runtime. But when we do that we don't have the ability
to format the text. Are there ways (or tutorials that describe
them) to feed formatted text into Flash dynamically and still
preserve the formatting (bold, italics, text color, etc.). Our
ideal scenario is to have a web form (Flash or HTML-based) that
allows for formatting options (bold/italics/underline/text
color/size ,etc.), that we can store in a database, that we can
later connect to from Flash, where we pull in the formatted text in
Am I smoking crack? Can this be done? Any ideas on best
1. create a text file .
2. in the text file create a variable (e.g. info=)
3. follow the variable with the HTML formated text.(e.g.
<B>This is some formatted text in Bold
Type</B><P>This is a new paragraph with normal
4. in the flash action panel create a LoadVar. (e.g.
var myLv:LoadVars = new LoadVars();)
5. Load your variable: (e.g.