# Needing help with size and spot directing

Hey!

So I am trying to have my character enter from the background, and stay the same size. I am not quite sure how to explain it, so I will insert a picture. He just looks really giant for some reason, even though I want him to be the same size as the King, and in a similar spot. I checked my numbers, and they are correct, so idk why he is appearing in the incorrect size and spot. Here is my code:

@BOY enters from left to screen left
&BOY spot 0.715 87 289

Thanks for any help!!!

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First place him offscreen.

&BOY spot 0.715 X 289 AND BOY faces right

Whatever the middle number you get is while heâ€™s offscreen, write that in and leave the other two values-the first and last one alone.

Then write:

@BOY walks to spot 0.715 87 289 in S AND BOY does it while walking_animation

*S stands for a number in seconds (1, 2, etc.) and youâ€™d replace walking animation with one that exists.

A quick run down of spot directing:

@CHAR spot % X Y

% is the height of the character
X is along the horizontal axis, itâ€™s the character going form left to right or right to left
Y is on the vertical axis, itâ€™s up, down

As you can see since X represents the middle number, itâ€™s the character walking from left to right or right to left so youâ€™d only change that.

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This was so incredibly helpful! I canâ€™t thank you enough!! Thank you so much!

I just had one more question about after BOY enters the scene. Right now heâ€™s doing the walking scared animation, but as soon as he reaches his spot, he pops into neutral. How can I leave keep his expression scared after he finishes walking?

Oops! I didnâ€™t mean to put the word â€śleaveâ€ť in that sentence. Typo!

Add it in after to this : )

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Ah! Perfect!! I REALLY appreciate your help!

Thank you so so much!!

I was just wondering how to add a piece of food into a characterâ€™s hand? I know to use the â€śholding X foodâ€ť animation, but Iâ€™m not sure how to actually get something into the characterâ€™s hand.

Sorry for all the questions! Thank you so much!

Check out this amazing website on props: https://www.dara-amarie.com/props

From there:

â€‹To remove the prop from your character:
@remove Prop Name from CHARACTER

Example using the limelight prop Devil Pitch Fork Red (the command works for ink props also):

@add Devil Pitch Fork Red to JEM

To remove it:

@remove Pitch Fork Red from JEM

The website page also gives you a list of props to use.

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Thank you so much!! I will check it out now!

No problem