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flash xml content ' for '

Hi

I don't use flash very often, but I have a client who needs me to update his website and it is flash based, with xml as a flat 'database'...

Some of the content has apostrophes in it, which are being displayed as

'

is there a way around this?

I have just made sure the file format is utf-8, but still getting '

Cheers
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cycledude
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cycledude
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cycledudeAuthor Commented:
in the meantime I have got around this by using a ` instead, i think it works as an apostrophe!
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blue-genieCommented:
have a look at this old post.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/XML/Q_25112873.html 

if that doesn't help then upload an example of you xml file and the snippet of code you're using to load the content.
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ProactivationCommented:
Have you identified at which point the text gets HTML encoded?

It's best to try to produce your XML in the format you need rather than retro-fit a fix, but failing that, you can use these functions to add/remove HTML entities:

public static function htmlUnescape(str:String):String {
    return new XMLDocument(str).firstChild.nodeValue;
}
public static function htmlEscape(str:String):String {
    return XML( new XMLNode( XMLNodeType.TEXT_NODE, str ) ).toXMLString();
}

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cycledudeAuthor Commented:
thanks for the replies, the client was happy with my improvisation! so I will leave it at that.

` instead of '

;o)
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