Setting Object Color
Flash CS4 Tutorial
How to Set Flash Object Fill or Stroke Color
Vector objects are created with several Flash tools. They include the Pen tool, Pencil tool, Rectangle tool, Oval tool, Rectangle Primitive tool, Oval Primitive tool, PolyStar tool, Line tool and Brush tool. Once you select a tool, check to see if Drawing Object or Merge Shape is selected then choose the object color.
Select the Rectangle tool (r key).
Choose the Fill color from the swatches in the Tool panel.
Choose the Stroke color from the swatches in the Tool panel.
Click and drag a rectangle in the workspace.