bulleted links: controlling margins / splitting

I have been working on an animation with Actionscript 3.0 (see link below) that utilizes an xml file to dynamically populate a text field with links. I am then putting them into some sort of bulleted list. I am having a problem fine-tuning the formatting of links whether they be in a ul list or some approximated styling.

I first put bullet styling in as3. But I could not control the margin spacing between the bullets and the links so it was too big for my the small space for the rounded rectangles. I then tried to put it in an ul html list, same thing, couldn't control that margin space. I don't think Flash/Actionscript allows for this type of formatting. Is this true

Then I tried to add a break and a space in the xml. For some reason, flash breaks it into 2 links, even though I put the break and the space within the link. I even tried to put in a placeholder symbol in the xml and then replace it after importing the xml into flash. When Flash parsed the html text. it again broke it into 2 links. I also tried to add the break and the space in the Actionscript, same thing 2 links. (See the first bullet point in the yellow popup).

The text needs to indent and not wrap under, any suggestions

Posted On: Thursday 25th of October 2012 10:55:10 PM Total Views:  205
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