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Displaying HTML Tags in Flash text box

Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I want to show something like this in a Flash textbox:
<embed src="embedtest.swf" />

NOTE: I do NOT want to actually render the HTML ...I just want to display the "<", ">", etc. without problems.

Right now I can get everything to show, but the first "<" stops the rest from displaying.  I want do define the output in a variable in the ActionScript.  Is there a way tp "escape" the "<" like I would a quote?

How do I do this?

Thanks in advance!
stringForTextBox = "<embed src=\"embedtest.swf\">";
txtBox.text = stringForTextBox;

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Hmm republished and it worked fine. Oops!  Well, I won't let those 500 points go to waste... ;)


crooksy,  did you get the points?  I meant to give them to you, but I can't tell...
Yes thanks.

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