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#3192

Thanks sm

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#3193

Glad I could help :grinning:

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#3194

Yeh, that’s why I asked. No worries. Let’s do it the easier way:

Put the crying character in an upscreen position and the comforter in screen center. Then you’d have the character crying and use a hug rear behavior for the he comforter.

Ex:

&CHAR1 stands upscreen left AND CHAR1 faces right AND CHAR1 is crying_behvaior
&CHAR2 stands screen center AND CHAR2 faces right AND CHAR2 is hug_rear_behavior

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#3195

Dude ur a genius thank the lord for my angel sent from heaven :sob::sob::sob::joy::joy::joy:

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#3196

Ok i think that makes sense. Now for me to get the whole spot directing thing and I’ll be good to go lol. Can’t u use that to make a car move and everything? I’m writing 2 different stories so that may have threw me off to a little bit more than i would like to admit

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#3197

Spot directing helps for putting people in cars but it wouldn’t help with moving cars. Moving cars falls under overlay animation. Here’s a guide on that:

And here’s a guide for moving a car overlay off screen:

If you have any specific questions on Spot Directing or overlay animation, feel free to pm me.

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#3198

Ok thank you so much I’ve actually mentioned you as well as @Apes in my episodes but they aren’t published yet as soon as i go over all of this and try to get a hang on spot directing then I’ll be publishing them as i want to go over and edit cause i don’t like the way some of it looks looks like they are jumping while they are talking for some reason lol? Not sure why

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#3199

Be sure to review you story on the app as well as the web previewer. The app is more reliable.
And thanks for the shoutout, we always appreciate the love.

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#3200

how do i go about making my character shorter so that she looks like a kid?

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#3201

You go to directing spot and the there you have options move and scale
You need to click on move and then you can select the size of a character

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#3202

I don’t know if this is going to make very much sense but I need help with it. In some stories a character will use two animations for one speechbubble and I was wondering how to do that. I couldn’t really think of a story that uses it but I’ve seen some that do but I just can’t remember what they are. I hope that makes sense. Thanks in advance

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#3203

@xMelx,

Right before the speech bubble (the line above) place the two actions.

&CHARACTER starts talk_neutral then CHARACTER starts talk_mindblown
CHARACTER
I like ice cream, but I hate bananas.

You can speed up the actions by adding a pause to each animation.

&CHARACTER starts talk_neutral and pause for 0.5 then CHARACTER starts talk_mindblown and pause for 0.5
CHARACTER
I like ice cream, but I hate bananas.

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#3205

@Purple_Ghost Thank you!

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#3206

so basically, i need a character to walk in front of a desk, which comes with the interior; INT. CLASSROOM FRONT OL - DAY

what layer would i use?

if you need more of an explanation let me know :3

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#3207

@epyjayda,

For backgrounds with overlays built in, the overlay is automatically in the furthest forward layer so you can’t put a character in front of it in the default position. The work around is to write the background in your script like this:

INT. CLASSROOM FRONT OL - DAY with INT. CLASSROOM FRONT OL - DAY at layer 0

By doubling the background as its own overlay you can choose the layer the default overlay is in. If the overlay is placed at layer 0, you can now put the character you want in front of the desk in any positive numbered layer.

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#3208

Thank you so much! :grinning:

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#3209

Hey again; sorry to bother you but I tried doing what you had said and this is the error message I got;Screenshot%20(1)

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#3210

so after using your example now they look awkward when they come from hug what did i do wrong afterwards?

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ROXIE walks to spot 0.71 169 219 in zone 2 THEN ROXIE faces left AND ROXIE starts idle
&ROXIE moves to layer 1
&VINNY walks to spot 0.78 450 194 in zone 2 THEN VINNY faces left AND remove VINNY
&VINNY moves to layer 2
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&ROXIE stands upscreen left AND ROXIE faces right AND ROXIE is cry_sob_loop
&RYAN stands screen center AND RYAN faces right AND RYAN is hug_rear
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts

    NARRATOR
As my world crumbles all Ryan does is hold me and I am so grateful for that I absolutely love this man this is why he is my best friend no matter what happens he will always be there by my side.

#beat ends
#beat starts
RYAN (talk_neutral)
Roxie, are you ok? I know that this is hard but we can get through this together we always do and always will. Bffs to the end of the world and back.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ROXIE starts laugh_giggle
&RYAN starts laugh_giggle
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&RYAN starts idle_awkward

    ROXIE (talk_gossip)
You always know how to cheer me up but how am I supposed to deal with this and accept the fact that he wants me to take over this so called business of his?

#beat ends

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#3211

like he faces away from her while talking to here and she is behind him if that makes sense as well as they jump across room from in front of fireplace to the hug scene thanks

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#3212

@epyjayda,

Sorry, change that to at layer 0.

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