Animation with Sliding or Walking figures

Scott Rossi scott at
Tue Nov 11 18:34:05 EST 2003

Recently, "Alejandro Tejada"  wrote:

>> But the real solution is not speed -- it is one of
>> stopping the forward
>> sliding motion when a foot is "planted" on
>> the "ground".  The body should
>> propel itself forward with a foot fixed in place so
>> the constant motion you
>> are attempting to use is not going to create natural
>> looking motion.
> Now I understand, the way to do this is using
> multiple images as icons in buttons.

I would say that is a flexible and efficient way to go about development.
But you could also use an animated GIF as your "sprite" and simply set its
currentFrame to the desired frame number, which is how the demo stack works.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at

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