You want to condense whitespace in an HTML text field display.
Set the object’s
When you use HTML in a text field, the optional
condenseWhite setting condenses whitespace, as is
done in most HTML browsers. For example, the following text would be
rendered in a web browser with only a single space between
“friend” in spite of the fact that
the original source has multiple spaces between the two words:
In ActionScript text fields, however, all of the spaces are displayed
unless you set the
condenseWhite property to
myTextField.html = true; myTextField.condenseWhite = true; myTextField.htmlText = "hello friend"; // Displays: "hello friend"
condenseWhite property works only when the
html property is
Recipe 8.10 and the