Change stage background color

I'm wondering if there's a way to change the background color
of the area behind the stage. On my monitor, it's a little hard to
tell the difference between the white and light gray.

Sorry, I guess I wasn't clear.
While working in Flash, I have a hard time distinguishing the
stage from the area around it. I know how to change the background
color, but want to know if there's a way to change the color of the
area around it instead. I'm guessing there isn't, as it seems it
would have presented itself in the menus I've looked in by

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