if you want to make your own scrollbar (or just arrows), what's the problem?
Well, when I've tried that it won't work either. I've tried following five
different tutorials (at least) and none work.
The best one I've found so far is
http://www.spoono.com/flash/tutorials/tutorial.php?id=6. I can get this one
to work if I do it in a whole new file, but when I create it or drag it in
the website I have and test it the text does not show up in the text box and
when I click the arrows I get the error "Target not found:
Target="uptrigger" Base="_level0.pages"" in compiler errors. I know I have a
text file in the same folder as the flash file, I've checked.
So, it seemed to me that fixing the UIScrollBar would be the easiest, but
I'm not sure. I'm pretty new to this. Either way I can't get text to scroll.
I don't remember if I mentioned this either, but the website I'm working on
is a template I bought. I'm not sure if that changes anything.
start with a new fla. create a dynamic multiline textfield on stage and assign an instance name (in the properties panel), say tf. then copy a lot of text from some webpage and use:
tf.text="paste the text you copied between the two quote symbols";
do you see your text when you test your fla? can you scroll the text by clicking in the textfield and using the arrow down and/or the mouse wheel?
Unfortunately I still can't get either of those ways to work. But, I found a
scroll bar buried in a pop out menu in the template that I got to work after
messing around for a bit. It bothers me that I don't know why the other two
methods wouldn't work, but I just don't have the time to try to figure it
out right now. Thank you so much for your help and input though.