Animation programming

Posted on 1998-07-04
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Last Modified: 2010-04-27
How can I put 2 different ( Dog )  animations on the same line, where one is running in place [ stationary ]  and the other running across the page in back of the first?
Question by:LazyPuppy2
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Expert Comment

ID: 1019628

I don't know what system you are doing the animations for but in general you can do the following:

1 draw the background (grass, trees, houses)
2 draw the dog that is in the back
3 draw the dog that is in the front

There are other ways of doing this and what method to choose depends on many things.

Hope this helps.


Author Comment

ID: 1019629
I'm using html and I already have the animations....I want to program them for viewing on one line....on AOL web page. I admit my first question wasn't clear enough.

Accepted Solution

jkjung earned 300 total points
ID: 1019630
The only way is to combine them into ONE animation.  You cannot have two overlapping images in HTML.

I don't do animated GIFs on the PC, but I'm sure there are programs that you can download (freeware/shareware/public domain) for that.  Try Download.com (http://www.download.com).  However, on the Mac, I prefer using GIFBuilder, even though it's a preview-release version.

I hope this helps.

--MikroData (jkjung)

Author Comment

ID: 1019631
Thanks for your answer jkjung....I figured it would be a difficult thing to do, but I thank you for your time and effort anyway.

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