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Letting users paste text into flash text fields


I'm building some functionality to get text from users and save it in a database. For a variety of reasons, we want to use Flash (faster, better way to allow rich text editing with bold, italicized, and underlined).


But we need users to be able to paste into the flash form fields.

In Mozilla/Firefox, this works. In Safari/IE on XP, it doesn't, and the Paste button on the Edit menu is grayed out, suggesting that the browser thinks a flash movie would never need to have something pasted into it, so it doesn't even allow that option.

Is there any way around this? Is there a setting to use in Flash? Is there some way to make the fields "pastable?"

Please help.
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IE on XP - everything pastes ok.
it works with IE6\Windows 2000 Advanced Server - are you sure you have copied something before paste?
Tested on IE in xp, worked fine.  

Maybe this link will help:
gilgamesh2001Author Commented:
Thanks for the comments so far, guys. I'm checking stuff out (yes I did copy something before trying to paste ;-) and will get back in here and post more early next week. I'm not certain that this is solved yet.
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