You want to display Unicode text in your movie, possibly including non-English characters.
Use the Unicode escape sequences for the characters within the
assignment to the text field’s
text property. You can also include the Unicode
text directly in an external ActionScript file and use an
All text in Flash MX is treated as Unicode text. Therefore, you can
display any Unicode character within a text field. If you know the
escape sequence for the character, you can assign it to a text
text property. All
Unicode escape sequences in ActionScript begin with
\u and are followed by four-digit hexadecimal
numbers. The escape sequences must be enclosed in quotes.
// Display a famous equation with a superscripted 2. myTextField.text = "E = MC\u00B2";
You can also display Unicode text without using escape sequences by
inserting the desired characters directly into an external
ActionScript file and using the
to load the text into the Flash movie. This is necessary because
Flash does not allow you to enter Unicode characters directly into
the Actions panel. You must make sure that the text editor you use
allows you to enter Unicode text and save it as UTF-8-encoded format
(Notepad and TextEdit both allow for this). You must also include the
//!-- UTF8 comment at the beginning of the file to indicate that it contains UTF-8-encoded text. For example, you can save this text in a file named ...