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[Basic Objects] Particle


[block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Adding A Particle" } [/block] Drag a Particle from the Basic Objects section onto the middle canvas. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/VuWgw5IbTZmtAhY94F8H_Screen-Shot-2015-02-20-at-13.05.38.png", "Screen-Shot-2015-02-20-at-13.05.38.png", "258", "194", "#eb1813", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Selecting The Particle" } [/block] You can select the particle if it isn't already selected from the **Animation Editor** at the bottom. The particle doesn't appear in the resources as it's part of the Scene or other object that you are using. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/Gz8q9vySbecPDmAUJttE_Screen-Shot-2015-02-20-at-13.05.57.png", "Screen-Shot-2015-02-20-at-13.05.57.png", "252", "330", "#e87c77", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Changing The Particle" } [/block] You can change the particle by selecting another particle from your computer. You can use the website below to create particles for free. [http://particle2dx.com/](http://particle2dx.com/) [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/ly2RZDdPTNuG7hbkf6nf_Screen%20Shot%202015-02-20%20at%2013.10.56.png", "Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 13.10.56.png", "355", "249", "#4080cc", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Accessing The Particle In Code" } [/block] Particles can be accessed via their **Name** or **Tag** which can be set in the **Properties** section. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/qI0k7TdqR4mZooAKIn2M_Screen%20Shot%202015-02-20%20at%2013.20.09.png", "Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 13.20.09.png", "356", "84", "#5a8cb8", "" ] } ] } [/block] To access the particle from a scene for example, in code it is simple. You either access it as a **Node** or cast it to a **Particle** allowing you to use **Particle** methods along with **Node** methods. [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "Node *rootNode = CSLoader::createNode( \"Filepath to .csb file\" );\nthis->addChild( rootNode );\n\n// particle accessed as a node using it's name\nNode *particle = rootNode->getChildByName( \"Name set in Cocos Studio\" );\n\n// particle cast to a particle using it's name\nParticleSystem *particle = ( ParticleSystem * )rootNode->getChildByName( \"Name set in Cocos Studio\" );\n\n// particle accessed as a node using it's tag\nNode *particle = rootNode->getChildByTag( 5 );\n\n// particle cast to a particle using it's tag\nParticleSystem *particle = ( ParticleSystem * )rootNode->getChildByTag( 5 );", "language": "cplusplus", "name": "Cocos2d-x C++" }, { "code": "var rootNode = ccs.load( \"Filepath to .json file\" );\nthis.addChild( rootNode.node );\n\n// get the particle by name\nvar particle = rootNode.node.getChildByName( \"Name set in Cocos Studio\" );\n\n// get the particle by tag\nvar particle = rootNode.node.getChildByTag( 5 );", "language": "javascript", "name": "Cocos2d-JS" } ] } [/block] Note: *Cocos2d-JS doesn't require casting to use particle methods.*