Getting Started

  1. Launch Flash

  2. In the Menu Bar (at the top of your monitor's screen), select Modify > Movie... (the shortcut is Command-M) to access the Movie Properties dialog box

    Change the width to 700 and the height to 300

  3. Save your file as flash_01.fla

  4. Select the Text Tool and choose Font = Arial, Size = 20, Tracking = 3, Color = Black in the Character Palette

  5. Click on the Stage and type: FLASH (with the caps lock engaged)

  6. Select the Arrow Tool and position your text using the Info Palette

    You should have a keyframe in frame 1 of Layer 1 and your Stage should look like:

  7. Double-click on Layer 1 in the Timeline and rename it FLASH


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