As a Macromedia Flash user, you may
be familiar with ActionScript, which lets you create scripts that execute at
create scripts that run in the authoring environment (that is, while a user has
the Flash program open). These scripts can be used to help streamline the
authoring process. For example, you can write scripts to automate repetitive
tasks, add custom tools to the Tools panel, or add timeline effects.
available when you install Flash 8. This chapter contains a brief overview of
This chapter contains the following