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Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

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Using the Layer Tools

The fourth section in the Tools palette includes various tools for working with layers. These tools move, scale, rotate, shear, and flip the selected layer or layers. These tools are especially handy when you are animating objects. For example, if you have a character walking on one layer, you could easily create the illusion of walking by slowly moving the background layer to the side as the character walks.

Figure 4.20 shows the various Layer tools and each tool is described below.

Figure 4.20. Layer tools.

  • Translate Layer (1): This tool moves the entire layer or layers by simply dragging in the working area.

  • Scale Layer ...

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