Render Text as HTML?

Its not workin for me. is there soemthing I am missing? I have the button selected, but when I load it in I used the (u)whatever(/u) as an example, but I see “(u)whatever(/u)” in the text box.

 text2.html = true;\r\rtext2.htmlText = "** this is bold text **";

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well I am loading in variables from a text file. and its not workin for me…