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September 21, 2008

Download free TrueType Fonts

These TrueType fonts originally created for solving problem in Flash, but it can be used elsewhere including web and desktop applications.

GG SignDings GG SignDings
GG Subscript Serif GG Subscript
GG Superscript
GG Subscript Sans
GG Superscript Sans
GG Subscript Serif
GG Superscript Serif
GG Root Sans N GG Root Sans N
GG Root Sans Radical
GG Root Sans Radicand

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Filed under: Flash,Web — Tags: , , , , , — GG @ 8:51 pm

April 19, 2007

How to use subscript & superscript in dynamic and input text field


  • Unable to use subscript or superscript in dynamic and input text field.
  • Unable to display subscript or superscript for external loaded text.
  • Unable to use <sub> & <sup> tags in dynamic or input text field.
  • To create subscript or superscript text without Text Layout Framework (TLF).

<sub> & <sup> tags are not supported by Flash.

TechNote: Subscript and superscript fail in dynamic and input text fields
LiveDocs: Supported HTML tags


  1. Download & install GG Subscript & GG Superscript TrueType fonts. You will need to restart Flash software after installed fonts.
  2. Create a dynamic text field with Arial font embeded. Set the HTML property to true.
  3. Create a dynamic text field with GG Subscript font embeded.
  4. Create a dynamic text field with GG Superscript font embeded.
  5. Use HTML tag to set text to subscript or superscript like below:
    Adobe<font face="GG Superscript">TM</font>

    If you are using ActionScript to test the htmlText, use script like below:

    my_txt.text = "Adobe<font face="GG Superscript">TM</font>";


(Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.)


Updated: (2008-09-21)
A new set of superscript & subscript fonts includes both sans & serif type, with more complete & improved glyphs, standard scale & shift, is now available to be downloaded (free) from here.

Updated: (2010-10-23)
Another set of fonts for displaying square root (SQRT), cube root, nth root, and other roots formula in dynamic and input text field is now available here.

For creating subscript & superscript text with Text Layout Framework in AS3 or Flex project, refer to here

Filed under: ActionScript,HTML — Tags: , , , , — GG @ 5:51 pm

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