How to change position of character in renpy??

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How to change position of character in renpy??

#1 Post by Littleblackcat » Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:07 am

Usually I write:


show sylvie
or
show sylvie at right

This time, I want to make the character look taller, so I want to raise him. How do I do that?

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Re: How to change position of character in renpy??

#2 Post by zankizuna » Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:28 am

u can make a copy of your pic, with greater height.


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Re: How to change position of character in renpy??

#4 Post by zankizuna » Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:56 am

hahahah, that was helpful? I know there should be a code for that but I dunno what it is.

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Re: How to change position of character in renpy??

#5 Post by SundownKid » Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:14 am

To do this with one image you would use the tall image, and define it twice, but make the yalign of the shorter image greater than 1.

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image dude_tall = "dude.png"

image dude:
   "dude.png"
   yalign 1.1

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Re: How to change position of character in renpy??

#6 Post by Showsni » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:28 pm

If you just want to make a particular image higher once or twice, the easiest way is to use ATL: http://www.renpy.org/doc/html/atl.html#atl

In this case, you could just do something like

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show sylvie:
    yalign 0.8
which will make it appear 0.8 of the way up the screen.

(Alternatives are using ATL to define a second, higher image as above, making a whole new image, or setting up a transform to automatically show anything higher using either ATL or the Transform() class.)

Really, it depends on how often you want to use this and who with as to which method you use - if you only want to use it very occasionally, it's probably easiest to do an ATL block with the show as I did above. If it happens pretty frequently for just one character, define a taller image using ATL for that character as SundownKid shows you above. If it happens to a bunch of different characters quite a lot, make your own transform (something like

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transform middlehigh:
    xalign 0.5
    yalign 0.8
) which you can then just use with show sylvie at middlehigh and so on.)

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Re: How to change position of character in renpy??

#7 Post by Littleblackcat » Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:33 am

Thanks everybody for your help and MERRY CHRISTMAS

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