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Hello all,

  I am a bit baffled.  I am trying to change the text color of static text in a text area component.  I have tried both of the following

upfront:
on (load) {_global.styles.TextArea.setStyle("color",0xFFFFFF);}

I have a bunch of global style settings here and every other one works except this one

also on the screen where the text area resides:

myText.setStyle("color", 0xFFFFFF);

also

myText.setStyle("color", "#FFFFFF");

and finally

myText.setStyle("color", "0xFFFFFF");


Am I missing something here?  as far as I know, at least one of these should work.  I am flat out baffled.

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Question by:drewman75
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by:negatyve
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This one is correct:

myText.setStyle("color", 0xFFCC00);

And this one works too:

on (load) {_global.styles.TextArea.setStyle("color",0xFFFFFF);}

but the first take precedence. The error is not here. Can you give us other informations? Is the instance name correct?
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by:drewman75
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yeah, everything looks correct.  the

 on (load) {_global.styles.TextArea.setStyle("color",0xFFFFFF);}

is in with a bunch of other global style settings that work such as background transparency, font size, etc...

it is the only one that doesn't work
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Can you tell me something more about your movie?
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by:drewman75
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actually i got it.  seems as though if you enable html for the text area component, then you cannot set anything related to font.  i had to do it through css or in the html i place in the area itself.
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Oh, ok, that was the missing link.. :) bye!
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