Monthly Archives: March 2008

Determining if a specific font is embedded in a Flex application

In a previous example, “Determining which fonts are embedded in a Flex application”, we saw how to display a list of all embedded fonts within a Flex application.

The following example shows how you can check for a certain embedded font by using the Flex StyleManager class’s isFontFaceEmbedded() method.

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Dynamically loading XML files using the HTTPService tag

In previous examples, “Creating a simple image gallery with the Flex TileList control” and “Creating a simple image gallery with the Flex HorizontalList control”, we saw how you could create a simple image gallery using the TileList and HorizontalList controls.

The following example shows how you can load XML files using the HTTPService tag so that you can dynamically load different galleries.

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