Blurry Bitmap text (no anti-alias) on Button Symbols

Hello,
Can someone please explain when making a button symbol using
Arial then exporting as an .swf why the font exports blurry and not
sharp?
Thanks.

first, do you have alias text on or off in the property
window? second are you scaling the button, third are you scaling
the movie, fourth are you making sure the text exists at an integer
x and y location, sometimes texts looks funny when it's place at
1.1 pixels rather then 1.0, and fifth make sure your eye glass
proscription is still up to date! all these things could be
contributing to the blurring of the font.

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