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Stencyl Essentials

By : Richard Sneyd
Book Image

Stencyl Essentials

By: Richard Sneyd

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Stencyl Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Adding the scene and background

To create our menu screen, we will need to create a brand new scene, and then add a new background to this menu scene before we start adding our buttons. To do so perform the following steps:

  1. Go to the Dashboard tab, select Scenes, then click on Create New, as shown in the following screenshot:

  2. In the ensuing window, set Name to Main Menu, and leave all of the other values unchanged. Click on Create.

  3. After a few moments, you will see a new, blank scene appear on the screen. Next, click on the + button in the Layers pane, and select New Background Layer, as shown in the following screenshot:

  4. The Choose a Background window will appear. Select Home Screen Background, and then click on OK. You will see the background appear in the preview of your scene.