When you open the Flash,the basic screen which appears is as shown above. The main elements ofthe screen are:
1. STAGE: The stage displaysin the center of the screen. The movie is created on the stage.
2. TIMELINE: The timelineappears on the upper portion of the screen. The timeline is used to layout the sequence of the movie.
3. TOOLBOX: At the left cornerof the screen is the toolbox. You can use different tools to create anobject of interest such as circle, rectangle, line or text. You can usesome other tools like color bucket, eraser, paint brush ect. to modifythe object.