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Particles:addParticles

Available since version: Gideros 2016.06

Description:

Add particle a single particle (short form) or several ones (long form) to this particle system.
Short form (single particle):
particles:addParticles(x,y,size,angle,ttl)
Extended form:
particles:addParticles{particleDesc1,particleDesc2,...,particleDescN}
where particleDescX is a table describing a particle to be added. This table can contain the following parameters:
x,y: particle position
size: particle size
angle: particle orientation
color: particle color
alpha: particle alpha
ttl: time to leave, number of frames this particle will stay on screen
tag: tag associated with this particle
speedX,speedY,speedAngular,speedGrowth: Amount added to x,y,angle and size at the beginning of each frame
decay,decayAngular,decayGrowth,decayAlpha: factor applied to speedX and speedY, speedAngular, speedGrowth and alpha at the beginning of each frame

Syntax:

(number or table) = Particles:addParticles(particles)

Parameters:

  • particles: (table or arguments) table for multiple particles or arguments for single

Return value:

  • number or table: index or table with indexes of added particles