This section provides syntax, usage information, and code samples for global functions and properties (those elements that do not belong to an ActionScriptTM class); compiler directives; and for the constants, operators, statements, and keywords used in ActionScriptTM and defined in the ECMAScript (ECMA-262) edition 4 draft language specification.

 Language ElementDescription
 Compiler DirectivesThis section contains the directives to include in your ActionScript file to direct the compiler to preprocess certain instructions.
 Global ConstantsA constant is a variable used to represent a property whose value never changes. This section describes global constants that are available to every script.
 Global FunctionsThis section contains a set of built-in functions that are available in any part of a SWF file where ActionScript is used.
 Global PropertiesGlobal properties are available in every script, and are visible to every Timeline and scope in your document.
 OperatorsSymbolic operators are characters that specify how to combine, compare, or modify the values of an expression.
 Statements, Keywords & DirectivesStatements are language elements that perform or specify an action.