Displaying a Variable with Dynamic Text in Adobe Animate CC

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Oct 16, 2019 Oct 16, 2019

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Hi guys,

I've recently upgrade from Flash CS3 to Animate CC and am having an issue with dynamic text.

 

Back in CS3, I could simply enter the name of a variable into the VAR field in the properties panel of a dynamic text block to display the variables value on the stage.

 

This no longer seems to be the case and I've no idea how to go about it...

 

E.g. I have a variable called counter that tracks how many times a button is clicked. I want to display the value of my counter variable on the stage. How do I do it?

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 16, 2019 Oct 16, 2019
Just name your textfield and set its value with code. this.myTextField.text = counter;

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Oct 16, 2019 Oct 16, 2019

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Just name your textfield and set its value with code.

 

this.myTextField.text = counter;

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Nov 13, 2019 Nov 13, 2019

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Sorry I wasnt notified that you replied. Thanks for getting back to me.

 

The question was about printing the value of a variable to the stage with dynamic text.

 

How can I use dynamic text to print the value of a variable?

 

 

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Nov 13, 2019 Nov 13, 2019

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Yes, that was the question. That's why I answered that question.

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Nov 18, 2019 Nov 18, 2019

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Apologies, i understand now what you meant.

 

 Thank you!

 

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