[Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Cédric Muller
So I have this complex TLFTextField vortex where I try to let user format text with … Bullet Lists for example. So … so so …. I have got this overly complex and deep question to whether some did write this API or was it thrown together by some spaghetti monster ? (ok, this is some intentional

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Cédric Muller
further info, even though I suspect that I am the last one on earth using this framework ……… // init var fmt:TextLayoutFormat = new TextLayoutFormat(); var tmpInt:ISelectionManager = field.textFlow.interactionManager; var editManager:EditManager = new EditManager();

RE: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Rick Hassen
I think you are quite right that this is a problematic api. While I can't address your specific question, I had tons of problems with TLF in the past. It caused strange bugs that would break my movies(this was in CS5) At the time, there were a lot of complaints on the forums with TLF with the

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Cédric Muller
Thanks :) Yep, my application _requires_ TLF (left to right, right to left, top down (korean), ligatures, …. and so on, that's is a big circus). The worst part is that I managed implementing everything else. I think I may be off for a quick exit if I understand how I can get a 'fake'

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Cédric Muller
I noticed that Flash CC no longer supports TLF I bet all my TLF code that Flash CC 8 will come with a simple timeline to draw things on … remember Flash 3 ? Not far :) ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
TLF's have been a pain, since day one. Bailed on them pretty early on… Sorry, John John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive Inc Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 On Aug 27, 2013, at 12:18 PM, Cédric Muller flashco...@benga.li wrote: I noticed that Flash

RE: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Rick Hassen
I bet all my TLF code that Flash CC 8 will come with a simple timeline to draw things on … remember Flash 3 ? Not far :) 'splain please! I started with Director 1 then went away till CS3, so I missed a bit there, so missing the joke.

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
Director?? Did you mean Flash 1? John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive Inc Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 On Aug 27, 2013, at 2:57 PM, Rick Hassen rickhas...@hotmail.com wrote: 'splain please! I started with Director 1 then went away till CS3, so

RE: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread Rick Hassen
At the time, I was using Director. Flash 1 came out and I wasn't into banner ads and didn't know how powerful it would eventually become. Did you know that Director is still out with new updates??? I was shocked to find this and apparently has a userbase with HD people. From:

Re: [Flashcoders] TLFTextField drowning me ...

2013-08-27 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
Yep. Director 12 came out in February and has had its issues, to say the least. :) Since your from Director, your missing the joke because its based on earlier Flash, current Flash and future Flash. That's why your Director statement initially throw me. John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior