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Adobe Flex formating in textbox control

we are using adobe Flex 3.0  textbox control to display data from external xml file.
We would like to put bullet formats in the display (similar to how it is in any test editor like MSword)  how to get this done
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml" layout="absolute" creationComplete="init()">
			private function init():void{
				textBox.htmlText = '<ul><li>Coffee</li><li>Milk</li></ul>';
	<mx:Text id="textBox" x="200" y="143"  width="165" height="55"/>

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As given in the example above, you can use the .htmlText property to render HTML data. You can refer to http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/help.html?content=textcontrols_04.html for usage imformation. There are certain constraints at sometimes it will not render HTML exactly similar to web browsers.

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