I'm curious as to people's thoughts for the best methods to
display content in Flex. In particular, I'm creating a UI and want
one of the first panels that is displayed to the user to display
some simple instructions on how to use the UI. Should I import HTML
from an external file? Should I embed XML or HTML in the SWF? Or,
should I simply code the content into the SWF? I want the content
to be styled like the rest of my application - fonts, colors, etc.
You can embed the content in the swf (unless you want it to
Then you can style it using standard css.
This way the resulting application is modular, and if you
change the css in the future, changes are reflected in all your
Just put the text in a TextArea control, but ensure the
backgroundColor is set to the backgroundColor of its parent,
borderStyle is set to "none", selectable is set to "false",
focusThickness is set to "0", and verticalScrollPolicy is set to