Rotating an Object
Flash CS4 Tutorial
How to Rotate a Flash Object
You can rotate objects with the Transform panel and the Free Transform tool. The object rotates around its pivot point. To move the pivot point see topic, Moving Object Pivot Point.
Add a rectangular object to the workspace with the Rectangle tool (r key).
With the rectangle selected, select the Free Transform tool (q key).
Move the curser near one of the object corners. When the Rotate icon appears, click and drag the object.
Choose Window > Transform (Cmd/t (PC-Ctrl/t)) to open the Transform panel.
With the object selected, enter a value in the Rotate box.