[Laszlo-dev] new FLash 9 TextField API, appendText
P T Withington
ptw at pobox.com
Thu Feb 7 06:09:23 PST 2008
That would be LzText#addText.
I was also thinking that LzText#format should append by default, and
that you should call LzText#clearText first if you don't want to append.
On 2008-02-06, at 23:01 EST, Henry Minsky wrote:
> There is a new API on Flash 9 TextField objects, appendText, which
> they say is more efficient for appending text. We should
> see if there is code that can make use of this, and probably add an
> API call for LzText to support it.
> appendText () method
> public function appendText(newText:String):void
> Language Version : ActionScript 3.0
> Player Version : Flash Player 9
> Appends the string specified by the newText parameter to the end of
> the text of the text field. This method is more efficient than an
> addition assignment (+=) on a text property (such as
> someTextField.text += moreText), particularly for a text field that
> contains a significant amount of content.
> Henry Minsky
> Software Architect
> hminsky at laszlosystems.com
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