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Author: Rissa Fine Karpoff

Tag it

Creating a bulleted list

For a bullet list:

  • Just before the list begins, put the tag for an Unordered List:
    • Put the tag for List Item before each bullet point:
    • Put the tag to end a List Item at the end of each bullet point:
    • Put the tag to end your Unordered List after the last end-List-Item tag:
  • Delete all paragraph spaces in your list. The HTML tags will create a new line for each item.

I've just done the exact thing here, in fact.

Including a hyperlink

Use the typical hyperlink tag for your desired link.

click here

EXCEPT, Flash will NOT make the words "click here" LOOK like a link, so add some more HTML formatting to make the words blue and underlined:

click here

You can use several other HTML tags, which are covered in a tutorial by Alan Wisternoff: HTML use in Dynamic Textboxes

Use the Windows® Character Map (or type the character code) to insert special characters. Let's use the Trademark Symbol (™) as an example. To create that symbol using the character code, type + 0153.

Once you've formatted your document, you still need to tell Flash what to expect and what to do with it. So, read on...

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2003-12-16
Rating: 7 Votes: 148
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» Author
I work in the training section of a non-profit agency. Being the only Flash user in my organization, I've used the techniques in this tutorial to avoid having to make constant edits to our training materials!
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