Text in flash from a .txt ?

  • JStell
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Is it possible to set up a Flash banner (this if for offline use) that displays text that is in a txt file.

Basicaly I want a Flash banner that displays various messages that fade in and out that can be changed from a .txt file rather than having to go into .fla every time I want to change them

Any help would be appreciated.

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  • IceCold
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Post 3+ Months Ago

See LoadVars class and createTextField function.
Or just create a movieclip with a dynamic field inside it and export it for actionscript, then attach it anytime you need it.
Remember of font embeding if you use non-system fonts.
For fadeIn, fadeOut, see this post
  • Abelius
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Is the txt file supposed to be on your hard drvie, or you plan to get it from a website?

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