It’s just hidden, that’s all. It would be better to go back to the days of root.url, but that’s too easy.

Anyway, the super simple code is:


And just to make your life so much easier, here are a couple of methods to display this onscreen:

		protected function slapOnText():void
			var tf:TextField = new TextField();
			tf.addEventListener(Event.ADDED_TO_STAGE, addTFHnd);
		protected function addTFHnd(e:Event):void 
		{, addTFHnd);
			var tf:TextField = TextField(;

			tf.autoSize = TextFieldAutoSize.LEFT;
			tf.multiline = true;
			//tf.wordWrap = true;
			tf.textColor = 0xFFFFFF;
			tf.scaleX = scaleY = 1.5;
			// currently, this adds the URL info to the view, but it can be anything.
			tf.text = "URL: " + this.root.loaderInfo.url;

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