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Embedded fonts disappearing when loaded into another SWF

I once found that when an AS3 flash movie(let’s call it parent) that contained a UIComponent, loaded another AS3 flash movie(let’s call it child) that contained a UIComponent with embedded fonts, the component within the child lost its embedded fonts.

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Component styling utility function

In addition to an earlier post here: I have put the sample code into a simple utility function that will apply a TextFormat style to any component or TextField, without needing to consider the specific syntax of the component. You

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Styling Text In Instances Of Components Using TextFormat

this is an extension of a previous entry here. Text in components or TextFields can be formatted in several ways – applying styles manually in the case of TextFields, applying a style using a TextFormat object, StyleSheets for styling html

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Embedding a font in a component

it took me quite a while and a variety of sources to work out how to set an embedded font for use in a comboBox component in AS3, so i thought i would record the solution for others(and myself in

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