The Text Layout Framework is an extensible ActionScript library, built on the new text engine in Adobe® Flash® Player 10 and Adobe AIR 1.5, which delivers advanced, easy-to-integrate typographic and text layout features for rich, sophisticated and innovative typography on the web. The framework is designed to be used with Adobe Flex® or Adobe Flash Professional and is included in Flex 4, code named "Gumbo" . Developers can use or extend existing components, or use the framework to create their own text components.
The Text Layout Framework and source are bundled with the Flex 4 SDK. See the Flex SDK page .
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The Text Layout Framework and the new text engine in Flash Player 10 and Adobe AIR 1.5 bring some amazing new capabilities to the Flash Platform, including:
The 2.0 version of the Text Layout Framework is under development, and has several exciting new features, including: