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I need flash to display special characters originating from an xml file.

I have written a test app and put it into the code section.

In that code I am replacing the ® with \u00AE, but it only works for the String variable not the XML variable.

I need answer to one of two questions.

1) Is there a way to get flash to recognize the html special character and convert it to unicode.

2) Code to convert   ® to \u00AE in the xml variable.

Thank you


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<s:Application xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009" 

			   xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark" 

			   xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx" minWidth="955" minHeight="600">

	

	<fx:Script>

		<![CDATA[

			private var myRecords:XML =

				<records>

					<record>

					<crop>Carrot</crop>

					<product>Bravo 500 &reg;</product>

					<pestType>disease</pestType>



					</record>



					<record>

					<crop>Carrot</crop>

					<product>Dithane  F-45 &reg;</product>

					<pestType>disease</pestType>

					</record>

				</records>

			

			private var myPattern:RegExp=/&reg;/g;

			private var myString:String = "<product>Bravo 500 &reg;</product>";

			

			protected function myButton_clickHandler(event:MouseEvent):void

			{

				lbl_test.text=myRecords;

				lbl_test2.text = myRecords.replace(myPattern,"\u00AE");

				lbl_test3.text = myString.replace(myPattern,"\u00AE");

			}

			

		]]>

	</fx:Script>

	

	<s:Label id="lbl_test" x="73" y="139"   width="183" fontSize="16"/>

	<s:Label id="lbl_test2" x="278" y="139"   width="176" fontSize="16"/>

	<s:Label  id="lbl_test3" x="478" y="138"   width="166" fontSize="16"/>

	

	<s:Button id="myButton" click="myButton_clickHandler(event)" x="307" y="74" label="Click Here"/>

	

</s:Application>

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As you said string is working so, you can try converting XML to String and than string to XML:

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lbl_test2.text = myRecords.toString().replace(myPattern,"\u00AE");

// string to XML
myRecords = new XML(myRecords.toString().replace(myPattern,"\u00AE"));
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