Chapter 1. Top-Level Functions and Methods

This chapter describes the top-level functions and methods that are available when you use the Macromedia Flash JavaScript application programming interface (JavaScript API). For information about where to store JavaScript API files, see “Saving JSFL files” on page 7.

The following lists summarize the areas in the authoring environment that relate to each function or method. Following the lists, the functions and methods are listed in alphabetical order.

Global methods

The following methods can be called from any JavaScript API script:


Timeline effects

The following functions are specific to timeline effects:


Extensible tools

The following ...

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