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Set Properties to TextField with Flash ActionScript 3

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Flash Tutorial Content:

This flash tutorial will set some properties (e.g. position, border, auto-size, etc...) to the Text Field that created by Flash ActionScript in previous tutorial.

Flash ActionScript Codes:

///// Create New TextField /////

// Create a textfield object with the name "textField_txt"
var textField_txt:TextField = new TextField();


// Add the new textfield_txt instance to the stage


// Add Content to TextField
textField_txt.text = "Hello World";


///// Set BASIC Properties /////

// Set position of TextField (x = Left, y = Top)
textField_txt.x = 150;
textField_txt.y = 200;


// Set width of Text Field
textField_txt.width = 350;


///// Set Other Properties /////

// Text not selectable
textField_txt.selectable = false;


// Text border
textField_txt.border = false;


// Autosize with the text and align to the left.
textField_txt.autoSize = TextFieldAutoSize.LEFT;

Download Flash Source File:

Flash Source File hello-world-again-2.fla


In the next Flash ActionScript tutorial, we will set some Text Format (e.g. Text Size, Text Color, etc..) to the Text Field.