Flipping Animated GIFs

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Tue May 14 07:17:16 EDT 2013


A quick hide / show should get him animated again... unless it's not
supported while flipped. I have not tried it.

~Roger
On May 14, 2013 1:47 AM, "Richmond" <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, I am working out something fairly babyish for one of my "introduction
> to programming"
> nonsense in the Summer and have a stack that has the dimensions:
>
> 1044 x 788
>
> it has a transparent graphic with a 2 pixel black border of dimensions
> 1024 x 768
>
> [this is to explain to kids what is "on-screen" and what is "off-screen"]
>
> and an animated walking stick figure called img "MAN" (animated GIF)
>
> I plan to use the arrow keys on the keyboard to move "MAN" around.
>
> HOWVER, I don't really want "MAN" walking backwards sometimes, so decided
> to FLIP him
> like this:
>
> flip img "MAN" horizontal  (grammatically a bit dicky, but coding-wise
> acceptable)
>
> when I do that the animation stops . . . not good at all.
>
> So . . . questions:
>
> 1. Is there a way to, while flipping my GIF, ensuring it keeps animating?
>
> 2. Or, am I going to have a leftward facing version and a rightward facing
> version and muck around with
> visibility?
>
> Richmond.
>
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