Posts Tagged ‘solution’

Text Formatting (Italics, Bold) Bug and Solution in Flash Pro CC

Monday, July 7th, 2014

I recently worked on a project that required formatted text (italics) to be read in from a file and placed into a textfield that was using an embedded font. "No problem," I thought, "I can just use the htmlText attribute." Well, it turns out that isn't the case. Flash Pro CC seems to have trouble handling italics/bold when compared to Flash CS6. To demonstrate this, let's take a look at a very simple .fla file.
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Create Projector Workaround

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Quick tip today: I've been working mostly in AIR for a while now so I didn't realize the publish to projector option no longer exists in Flash CC. Also, the option to create a projector is disabled in stand alone versions of the more recent flash players. There is a workaround, though perhaps not ideal, you can just download an earlier version of the player and the option will be available to you. You can download various versions from Adobe here.

Getting the Nook HD+ Recognized by ADB

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

I recently picked up a Nook HD+, primarily for app development. Typically, I use the excellent FlashDevelop for my projects, but after running through the set up on the Nook developer site, I was still unable to get the ADB (Android Debug Bridge) to recognize the device. As such, my Android project in FD wasn't able to deploy to the Nook. It's taken me several hours to figure this out so I thought I'd post some helpful links in case anyone else is having issues getting their Nook device recognized by ADB. I can't say that this will help in all situations, but this solved the issue for me with the Nook HD+ on Windows 8 (64 bit). (more…)

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