1.1 X2D Concepts
X2D files will be used to describe dynamic and interactive graphical objects. It can also
Within this document, certain keywords are used interchangeable. They are:
graphical objects = elements = components = characters
X2D file = document = movie = entity
object database = dictionary
These different terms have emerged as a result of drawing information from a variety of sources. For instance in the Flash Open File Format, shapes, bitmaps, buttons, text, fonts, and sounds are referred to as characters; and they are stored in a character dictionary for re-use; and the collective file is usually referred to as a Flash movie.