How do I make a overlay fade in?

#1

How would I make a overlay fade into a scene?

#2

Read this:

I’d recommend checking out this helpful guide: A Guide to Using & Animating OVERLAYS

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#3

Thank you so much. :slight_smile:

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#4

No problem :smile: :sunflower:

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#5

One more thing!

#Here’s an example using the overlay CONCERT CROWD :
#So, after I place it into the scene using all the commands you’d use to place an overlay, when it comes to fading it:
@overlay CONCERT CROWD opacity 0.5 in 2
#What this means:
#Since the opacity is 0.5, the overlay is see through. In 2 means it takes 2 seconds for that to happen.

In case you’re still stuck you can test this code out to see how it goes (remember that this overlay will be in zone 1 because I put it there):

#So, here’s an example:
&overlay CONCERT CROWD create
&overlay CONCERT CROWD shifts to 196 223 in zone 1
&overlay CONCERT CROWD scales to 1.0 1.0
@overlay CONCERT CROWD opacity 1 in 0

NARR
Bla bla bla.

#Later on in the scene, you can write:
@overlay CONCERT CROWD opacity 0 in 5
#This means the overlay will fade (0 means it’s not visible) and it will take 5 seconds for it to do so.

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#6

Working on the scene now, so far going good. Thank you for typeing it out like this also for me. :slight_smile:

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#7

No problem, good luck! :star: :heart:

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#8

Can I ask you one more thing?

#9

Sure :smile:

#10

If I do scene and put the overlay with the background but I want it to show later I would put
@overlay WELCOME opacity 0 right? or is it something different?

#11

Yes, you’d have the overlay at an opacity of 0 so no one can see it.

If you want it to fade in later, you can do something like:

@overlay WELCOME opacity 1 in 4.5

Meaning the overlay WELCOME will fade into the scene in 4.5 seconds. Again, this is just an example. You will have something completely different, probably.

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#12

Okay thank you.

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