Having an issue with the text field.

First off let me explain what i'm doing.

I developed a drawing system in microsoft.net. I'm writing coordinates and sizes to a database. Then I'm using those values to create the same objects in flash with actionscript.

Problem:

The problem is I'm trying to write text onto the screen as a bitmap image.

I'm using a textfield object for the text. Then I'm generating the bitmap with the bitmapdata object.

It seems that the font size translation from .net to flash is quite a bit smaller.

For instance 18 point type is smaller in flash than in .net.

also is there way to align the textfield object vertically so that text is at the very top without padding. It throws my alignment off. Or is there a better way to do it?