Chapter 9.3. Creating a Style Sheet for HTML Text

If you want to create text styling for your HTML, you need to use ActionScript to create the style sheet and assign it to a TextArea using the styleSheet property. In this exercise, you will create three styles and apply them to a TextArea. Additionally, you will create a second style sheet that gets applied when you click a button. The final result will look like Figure 9.3-1 and allow you to toggle between style sheets.

Style sheet in HTML example

Figure 9.3-1. Style sheet in HTML example

  1. Create a new Flex application and name it TextStyleSheet.mxml.

  2. Add a TextArea to your application and give it an id of myText. This is where ...

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