You want to apply formatting to text as it is entered into a text field by the user.
) method of the text field.
You should use the
setNewTextFormat( ) method of
a text field object to apply text formatting to text as it is entered
by the user. You should create a
object as in Recipe 8.16 and then pass
that object to the text field’s
setNewTextFormat( ) method:
myTextFormat = new TextFormat( ); myTextFormat.color = 0x0000FF; // Make the text blue. myTextField.setNewTextFormat(myTextFormat);
When you use
setNewTextFormat( ), the formatting
is applied to text that the user types into the field.