Feature Request: Parallax Preview in editor

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Post » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:47 pm

It would be really useful to preview how layers parallax in editor. Currently it's very trial and error to get something in the right place in a layer that parallaxes.

I'm not quite sure how this would work. But I guess what I'm asking for is that when I place something on a layer relative to other layers in the editor - that's where it will be in game.
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Post » Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:29 am

Hey berry, if your working with a lot of objects spread over different layers these tips should have you working efficiently again.

1. On the right hand side click on your layers tab, select a layer and tick the box on the left hand side "Parallax in editor" under editor properties.

2. Set the "View" in the view tab along the top to "Zoom to 100%". Now when you place things on the layers - thats where they will be in game.
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Post » Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:44 am

Or you can change "parallax in editor" in the layer properties to "yes".
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Post » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:20 am

Yeah it's already in there ;)
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Post » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:38 pm

I'm was having something similar here: http://www.scirra.com/forum/vertical-parallax-scrolling_topic55895.html?KW=.

I think the idea is to switch on "parallax in editor" before you start putting down your tiles.
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Post » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:11 pm

Awesome, thanks. I obviously missed that!
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