RE: difficulties displaying a % in plain html loaded into Flash

Subject: RE: difficulties displaying a % in plain html loaded into Flash
From: Matthew Horn <mhorn -at- macromedia -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 12:07:33 -0500


Have you tried the Unicode equivalent? For % it is U+0025, but you usually represent it as \u0025. Check this site for a complete list:

There is also an article on that talks about using Unicode with Flash:


Matthew Horn
Sr. Technical Writer
< m a c r o m e d i a >

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elizabeth OShea [mailto:Elizabeth -dot- OShea -at- emergesmart -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 11:32 AM
> Subject: difficulties displaying a % in plain html loaded into Flash
> Hi -
> We're dynamically loading text into a Flash file. The text is
> in plain html.
> It won't properly display % once the text is loaded into
> Flash. We've used
> the symbol as entered from the keyboard and we've used
> &#137;. We don't have
> any difficulty with an *. Any suggestions as to what code we
> can use to get
> this to load correctly?
> Thanks.
> elizabeth
> elizabeth -dot- oshea -at- emergesmart -dot- com

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