[ The Workspace ] [ The Toolbox ]


The Workspace

a) The Stage

  • the ruler
    • another tool for aligning objects in a movie
    • found in the View menu
    • displays both a vertical and horizontal ruler
    • the Flash default units is in pixels
    • units can be modified by using the Document Properties dialog box
    • when objects ar emoved on the stage two small lines appear on each of the rulers that correspond to the objects height and width. These reference points move as an object is moved reporting the current position of the object
    • rulers can be used to help create guides within the document

b) Work Area

The Toolbox

a) Line Tool