Parallax is a special scrolling technique, wherein background images move by the camera slower than foreground images, creating an illusion of depth in a 2D environment.

The Parallax Object window helps to configure parallax movement in layers and groups. When selected, the following window appears:

Like in all other interactions, you need to enter a Name (or accept Kwik’s suggestion). Kwik will cleanup your name if it contains spaces, strange characters, Lua reserved names, and/or if the length of the name is bigger than 15 characters.

Kwik automatically uses the selected Layer option (in this example, layer Candice). If you intention is to parallax a group, select the appropriated radio button (and the group name).


Information about the current layer content will appear in the top of the properties panel (position and size).

Damping boundaries options are: