Manipulate Objects

Learn how to handle your Game Objects

Select Objects

Once an Object is added onto the Canvas you can select it with a Mouse Right Click. A selected Object will have a Green Box surrounding it.

You unselect by clicking anywhere on an empty space

Delete Objects

You have two methods for deleting an Object.

  • Method 1 : Select the Object and press the Delete Key
  • Method 2 : Hold Alt and do a Mouse Left Click

Move Objects

The simplest way to move an Object is do a Left Click on the Object, hold the click and move the mouse.

You can also move an Object using the Numpad. First select the Object, then use the following controls

  • CTRL + Numpad 6 : Move Right
  • CTRL + Numpad 4 : Move Left
  • CTRL + Numpad 8 : Move Up
  • CTRL + Numpad 2 : Move Down

Rotate Objects

You can rotate Objects using the Mouse or the Numpad.

Using the Mouse, hold SHIFT and perform the following actions

  • Rotate Left : click on the Object and move the mouse up
  • Rotate Right : click on the Object and move the mouse down
Using the Numpad, first select the Object then use the following controls
 
  • CTRL + Numpad 7 : Rotate Left
  • CTRL + Numpad 8 : Rotate Right

Scale Objects

You can Scale Objects using the Mouse or the Numpad.

Using the Mouse, hold CTRL and perform the following actions

  • Scale Up : click on the Object and move the mouse up
  • Scale Down : click on the Object and move the mouse down
Using the Numpad, first select the Object then use the following controls
 
  • CTRL + Multiply : Scale Up
  • CTRL + Divide : Scale Down

Flip Objects

You can Flip Horizontally and Vertically Text Objects an any Objects containing some Sprites. Here is the complete list

  • Text Object
  • Sprite Object
  • Animation Object
  • Meshed Sprite Object
  • Meshed Animation Object
To flip an Object, first select it, then use the following controls
 
  • CTRL + Numpad 1 : Flip horizontally
  • CTRL + Numpad 3 : Flip vertically

Duplicate Objects

You can duplicate Objects in any direction, Horizontally, Vertically and in Diagonal

  • ALT+ Numpad 6 : Duplicate Right
  • ALT + Numpad 4 : Duplicate Left
  • ALT + Numpad 8 : Duplicate Up
  • ALT + Numpad 2 : Duplicate Down
  • ALT+ Numpad 7 : Duplicate Up-Right
  • ALT + Numpad 9 : Duplicate Up-Left
  • ALT + Numpad 3 : Duplicate Down-Right
  • ALT + Numpad 1 : Duplicate Down-Left

Move Layers

You can move all Objects in a Layer at once using the following controls :

  • CTRL + ALT + Numpad 6 : Move Right
  • CTRL + ALT + Numpad 4 : Move Left
  • CTRL + ALT + Numpad 8 : Move Up
  • CTRL + ALT + Numpad 2 : Move Down