anyhow - after some further research, i've discovered it has
nothing to do
directly with the combo-box component and the mask, but only
TexInput component (which is a 'sub-component' of the
actually can't have its fonts embedded.
try the following code in an empty fla (AS3):
var ti:TextInput = new TextInput();
ti.text = "abc";
let me know if you are able to indeed see 'abc' inside the
component on the
stage. the only way, is to set the embedFonts to false (or
and in case you wonder - yes i've also tried it with this
'ti.setStyle("fontFamily","myTahoma");' (after properly
linking the font
symbol in the library).
all this means, that if you have a text-input component (or a
containing it) below a mask, you won't be able to see the
content of the
does anybody have a solution for that????
thanks in advance,