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Old 10-26-2009, 10:47 AM   #1
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Default Bizzar? My text wont rotate?

I am loading text in from an external xml file, but when I set it to rotate:

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desc_txt.rotation = 5;

the textbox is blank?

I even tried to put it in a movieclip and rotate it:

ActionScript Code:
desc.rotation = 5;
in case you weren't allowed to rotate text boxes for some reason? but still an empty text box?

And when I manually rotate the text box, without using actionscript... I still get an empty textbox!

I know it's rotation of any method because I get text again when I undo the rotation?

Am I doing anything wrong? Or can't you rotate external text for some reason?

Oh, P.S I import it first, then rotate it...

ActionScript Code:
var xmlLoader:URLLoader = new URLLoader(); var xmlData:XML = new XML(); xmlLoader.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, LoadXML); xmlLoader.load(new URLRequest("images.xml")); function LoadXML(e:Event):void {     xmlData = new XML(e.target.data);     ParseBooks(xmlData); } function ParseBooks(imgInput:XML):void {     var P:int = 0;     var IMG = imgInput.pic.image.text()[P];     var TXT = imgInput.pic.caption.text()[P];     var imageLoader:Loader;     function loadImage(url:String):void {         imageLoader = new Loader();         imageLoader.load(new URLRequest(url));         imageLoader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener(ProgressEvent.PROGRESS, imageLoading);         imageLoader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, imageLoaded);     }     loadImage(IMG);     desc.desc_txt.text = TXT;     function imageLoaded(e:Event):void {         mc.addChild(imageLoader);     } // this is usually where I would place the rotation code }
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Old 10-26-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
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You can't rotate or apply basic effects (like fading for example) to text displayed without embedded fonts.
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Old 10-26-2009, 04:09 PM   #3
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Aaah!!! Thankyou!! Such an easy fix!
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