Adobe Flash CS3 Rollover Question

This should be a relatively simple question. I am using Adobe
Flash CS3. I created an image in photoshop with layers and imported
it in to flash. Basically the image I have is a map with a bunch of
different states and my goal if when a user rolls over a state I
want to state to display a color. As many of you know states are
not in perfect rectangles, so when I do this click on a layer,
convert to a symbol, then change the rollover state to the way I
want it, the active rollover "hotspot" overlaps with other states
because the layer outline overlaps with the other layers. Therefore
I can not produce the ability to click or rollover neighboring
states. Basically I need to use some type of hotspot function or
tool to get rid of the default rectangle that revolves around the
state.
Please give me specific directions on how to change the layer
shape to conform more with the actual layer rather than a rectangle
surrounding the layer.
Please let me know if you have any questions,
Neil

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