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In the Adobe® Flex® Builder™ IDE, you typically access Flex Builder project properties, work in various Flex Builder
views, and create resources to include in your Flex Builder project.
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Setting project properties. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
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Creating project resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220
Setting project properties
Project text encoding properties
Use the Info properties page to specify Flex, ActionScript, and Flex Library project text encoding properties.
Specify text encoding properties
1 In the Flex Navigator view, select a project.
2 Right-click (Control-click on Mac OS) to display the context menu and select Properties > Resource.
3 Specify the following properties:
Te xt Fi l e En c o d ing Sets the default text file encoding. You can select the file encoding of the application
container (UTF-8) or other text encoding formats such as ASCII and UTF-16.
New Text File Line Delimiter Sets the text file line delimiter, which can be inherited from the application
container or by the selected type of operating system.
4 Click OK.
Project compiler properties
Use the Compiler properties page to modify how Flex, ActionScript, and Flex Library projects are built.
Set project compiler properties
1 In the Flex Navigator view, select a project.
2 Right-click (Control-click on Mac OS) to display the context menu and select Properties > (Flex, ActionScript,
or Flex Library) Compiler.
3 You can set the following compiler properties:
Copy Non-Embedded Files To Output Folder Copies all project assets (images for example) that are part of
but not embedded into the SWF file into the output folder. For example, an image file that is embedded into the
SWF file (
<image source="@Embed('filename')"/>) is not copied to the output folder; it is compiled into
the SWF file.

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