This Flash course uses the Adobe Flash CS5, if you have not used Adobe Flash or have worked with an earlier version, it's better to familiarize yourself with the main working windows, which is shown below.
Flash start Window
- This is the window which is shown when you open the Adobe Flash CS5 application. From here you can start to open the working window to create a new document or to open an existing document file, or a template from the Adobe Flash library. There is also in this window links to online documentation of the official website.
A file in Flash is called a document
. To create a new document, usualy it's chosen ActionScript 3.0
The other options from the Create New
column are for special Flash projects, they target different operating systems.
- The Adobe AIR 2.0
can be used to create Flash applications for desktop (for Mac, Windows, and Linux).
- iPhone OS
for iPhone, iTouch, and iPad devices, Flash Lite 4
is a Flash player for less power and memory-constraint devices.
Also, you can open documents to write ActionScript code.
Adobe Flash working screen
- This is the main working window, with menus and tools for creating, editing and saving Flash documents.