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Displaying an image saved as a Base64 encoded string in Flex 3

In a previous example, “Using the ImageSnapshot class to capture images as JPEGs or PNGs in Flex 3”, we saw how you could convert an item on the display list into a base64 encoded string.

The following example shows how you can take a base64 encoded string and load it into a Flex Image control using the decode() and toByteArray() methods in the mx.utils.Base64Decoder class, and the load() method in the mx.controls.Image class.

Full code after the jump.

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