Studio Documentation

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Documentation Format Options

You can get the complete product documentation in any of these formats:

Option 1: In-Product Help

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Option 2: LiveDocs on the Web

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Option 3: PDF

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Option 4: Published hard copy documentation

Selected titles of the Studio 8 documentation are now available in published format from Macromedia Press.

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Exploring Studio 8



This manual is intended for users who are unfamiliar with one or more of the Studio products, or for users who want to complete a project using all the Studio products together.


This manual introduces you to Macromedia Studio 8. It gives an overview of the Studio 8 products, introduces conceptual information about web application development, and provides a series of tutorials. In the tutorials, you'll use all the Studio products together to build a simple but functional website.

Exploring Studio 8 Tutorial Sample Files


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All the assets required to complete the Exploring Studio tutorials and build the Café Townsend sample website.

Studio 8 Product Family Documentation

See the following pages for additional Studio 8 documentation.

Studio Resources


Studio Product Family


About Documentation Types

Find out more about the various documentation types available for learning materials including LiveDocs, Help, and PDF.