A.2. Getting Help from Flash
Flash's documentation isn't especially thorough or well-written , but it offers you a good place to start. You can search for a specific topic or read through multipage documents devoted to everything from Flash basics to ActionScript syntax and class definitions.
A.2.1. Flash Documentation: The Help Window
The Help window lets you search the Flash and ActionScript documentation you automatically installed on your computer when you installed Flash.
To use the Help window:
Note: To view Flash documentation online, choose either Help Flash LiveDocs or Help Flash Documentation Resource Center.
A.2.2. Flash Overview and Tutorials
Flash includes a quick overview of the product (what it is and what you can do with it) along with a handful of tutorials that cover different Flash features, such as using layers and creating motion tweens.
To view the Flash overview and tutorials, select Help Getting Started with Flash. When you do, the Help window in Figure A-1 appears, preloaded with links to the overview and tutorials.