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HTML or CSS tags in XML text content

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Hi,

 

Is it possible to use HTML or CSS tags in XML text content?

 

here's my loader:

private function loadMp3 ():void {
LoaderMax.activate([MP3Loader, CSSLoader]);
queue1 = new LoaderMax({name:"mainQueue", onProgress:progressHandler, onComplete:completeHandler});
queue1.append( new CSSLoader("./css/flashSiteStyles.css", {name:"flashStyleSheet"}) );
queue1.append( new XMLLoader("./xml/mp3List.xml", {}));
queue1.load();
}

 

Here's my XML:



 

When my load gets to the mp3Title attribute the load silently fails. If I remove the tags it loads fine. I've tried escaping the tags with CDATA but there doesn't seem to be a way to wrap the content since it's in an attribute.

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I'm pretty sure if you want html tags you will need to use a node instead of an attribute like so:

 

 

XML

 






Tomorrow is Monday]]>






 

*note I am using chicken.mp3 and I would strongly suggest that your mp3 filename not contain any space characters.

 

after the XMLLoader completes you can get the mp3Title with:

 


function completeHandler(e:LoaderEvent):void{
       var xml:XML = LoaderMax.getLoader("track1").vars.rawXML;
trace(xml);

trace(xml.mp3Title);
}

 

read more about rawXML here: http://www.greensock.com/as/docs/tween/ ... oader.html

 

As a side note, if all the mp3 titles are going to display in bold, it would be much easier to just apply the boldness with actionscript.

 

var mp3Title:String = LoaderMax.getLoader("track1").vars.mp3Title;
titleText.htmlText = "" + mp3Title + ""  

 

hope 1 of those solutions is satisfactory.

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Thanks a lot, this:

    

       <b>Tomorrow is Monday</b>

is exactly what I had in mind.

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