Flex Autoscrolling textComponent

Hello All,

I am working on autoscrolling of text . when the application is loaded the component gets the data from xml file using http service.
i need to make the text which is displayed in the autoscrolling component as multiline.
Right now i did not given any width for the autoscroll component. when i mention width property i am unable to see the complete text.i need to make this text to multiline or wordwrap when i fix the width property .

how to achive this .
ScrollingData.txt
ScrollingData.txt
test.xml
srujanmiryalaAsked:
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mah8473Commented:
You attached ScrollingData twice, rather than the 2nd attachement being your scrollingText component.

On the assumption that your scrollingText component extends Text, you should know that Text class extends the Label class which supports single line text only.

Ii suggest you look at using the mx.core.UIFieldText class that supports mulit-line text and scrolling

I had a similiar issue where I was trying to add mulitline text to Checkbox labels, obviously the label only supports sinlge line text...attached is the custom class I wrote to get around the issue....it might help

Alternatively update the code samples you attached so I can have a look at the ScrollingText component.
package com.common.controls
{
	import mx.controls.CheckBox;
	import mx.core.UITextField;
	import flash.text.TextFieldAutoSize;

	import flash.display.DisplayObject;
	
	public class ANZMultilineCheckbox extends CheckBox
	{
		public function ANZMultilineCheckbox()
		{
			super();
		}

		override protected function createChildren():void{
			// Create a UITextField to display the label.
			if (!textField)	{
				textField = new UITextField();
				textField.styleName = this;
				addChild(DisplayObject(textField));
			}
			super.createChildren();
			textField.multiline = true;
			textField.wordWrap = true;
			textField.autoSize = TextFieldAutoSize.LEFT;
		}
		
		override protected function updateDisplayList(unscaledWidth:Number, unscaledHeight:Number):void {
			super.updateDisplayList(unscaledWidth, unscaledHeight);
			textField.width = 795;
		}
		
		override public function get measuredWidth():Number {
	        validateNow();
	        return textField.width + 10;
		}
		
	}
}

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srujanmiryalaAuthor Commented:
Attached Scrolling text Component
ScrollingText.txt
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mah8473Commented:
yeah as I suspected you are using the mx.control.Text class, which extends Label class. Labels do not support multi-line text.

have a look at the code in my last comment, I'm sure the UITextField class will help you achieve what you want.

Give it a go and let me know if you need further assistance
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srujanmiryalaAuthor Commented:
I will do that and let you know the result
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srujanmiryalaAuthor Commented:
Hey man8473,

Thanks for the help.
Now i am using UITextField in  place of Text. it is working fine.
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mah8473Commented:
awesome, glad I could help....
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