Using the Sprite Editor to Switch Facial Expressions

The facial features of a Sprite-based head are actually sprites with one or more elements inside. By using the Sprite Editor, you may switch to any element in a facial feature. Elements compose various expressions on the character's face.

  1. Select a character with a Sprite-based head.
  2. Go to different time frame.
  3. Click the Sprite Editor button.
  4. Pick any facial feature. You may see all the feature elements listed in the Sprite Editor.

    Feature selected

    Elements in the Sprite Editor

  5. Select one of the elements, to set a Switch to the feature.
  6. Select another feature and repeat Step 4.
  7. This way, different facial expressions can be easily composed.
  8. Go to a different time frame and repeat the procedure to assign other expressions to the character.