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07-08-2001, 02:33 AM
i'm like 80% sure theres no tut for this, but if there is and i'm asking the question for nothing, could you point me to it?
how do i load an html file into a text field?
07-08-2001, 02:56 AM
this tute does it but it's not specifically about it:
this one might be good too...
it's pretty easy really.
07-08-2001, 02:58 AM
07-08-2001, 03:20 AM
the first one dosen't talk about it at all. so i though, thats ok i'll just dl the .fla and teach myself. but it dosen't work in the .fla
so, i checked out the second one. i learned some interesting stuff, but it just put html in the variable. i need to load it from an external file.
so i'm back where i began. do you think you could help me out?
ps. i realy apesiate this.
07-08-2001, 03:35 AM
the first one does work only I forgot to include the html.txt file which is here: http://www.actionscripts.org/tutorials/intermediate/scrolling_text/html.txt save it into the safe dir as the fla. or alternatively download the source again in 5 minutes coz I'm fixing it up now to include that file.
07-08-2001, 03:38 AM
ok it's updated but make sure you get the most recent version. my stupid proxy is sending me the old version still but the new one IS online.
07-08-2001, 03:50 AM
07-08-2001, 04:09 AM
is there no way to use a file with a html extention. rather than a txt file with a variable in it?
07-08-2001, 04:39 AM
the extension can be whatever y ou like but the variables must be defined in the Flash format. You can't just load an existing HTML file using this method without formatting it for Flash compliance.
07-08-2001, 05:09 AM
to bad. oh well, thanx for the help!
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