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Terms in SWF Tag Type

This defines the type of an SWF tag.


  • Action (83)
    An Action tag represents code that is executed by the player. This includes the DoAction and the new DoABC tag.


  • Define (20)
    A tag defining a Flash object. This includes shapes, fonts, sounds, and videos. By themselves, define tags are not shown nor played.
  • Display (12)
    Tags used to "Display" an object (i.e. a Define tag). Of course, for sounds, this is a "Play" tag.


  • Format (14)
    A tag used to control the file format. This includes the header and the end tags.