8. Creating and Formatting Text with ActionScript

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you will learn to do the following:

• Create a text field with ActionScript using the new TLFTextField class.

• Set TLFTextField properties with ActionScript.

• Use methods and events of the URLLoader class to load text into a TLFTextField instance.

• Use the TextFormat class to control the color, font, and size of a TLFTextField instance.

• Load a MovieClip asset from the library at runtime that contains multiple user interface components that allow the user to format text.

• Create an event listener for a keyboard event to show and hide the loaded movie clip.

• Create a UIScrollBar instance using ActionScript.

• Use ActionScript to hide and show a text field ...

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