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Action Editor

Action Editors are shown in the State Inspector.

Each Action has its own editor, but there are common elements:

  1. Enable/Disable Action. 
  2. Help and Settings Menu.
  3. Action Parameters.
  4. Browse Button.
  5. Variable Toggle.

Help Button

The Help button opens online help for the Action. For built-in actions this will find the action in Action Reference.

Settings Menu

The Settings Menu shows common options:

Resets action parameters to default values.
Edit Name
Edit the displayed name to better describe the action. NOTE: You can also double-click the name or hit F2 to edit it.
Auto Name (beta)
Some actions can automatically create a descriptive name that uses parameter names etc. (experimental feature)
Copy Selected Actions
Copy the selected actions to the clipboard. NOTE: You can also use Ctrl/Cmd C.
Paste Actions Before
Paste copied actions before the currently selected action.
Paste Actions Replace
Paste copied actions, replacing the selected action.
Paste Actions After
Paste copied actions after the selected action.
Move Up/Down
Move action up/down in list. NOTE: You can also drag and drop actions.
Move To Top/Bottom
Move action to the top/bottom of list.
Edit Script
Open the script in the default script editor.
Select Script
Select the script asset in the Project Window.
Find Script
Pings the script asset in the Project Window.
Find Action in Browser
Finds the action in the Action Browser.
Remove Action
Removes the action from the state.


Browse Button

Some parameters have a menu you can use to quickly set values. E.g., to pick from animations on the GameObject.

Variable Toggle

Many parameters can use either an explicit value that you enter or the value stored in a variable. The Variable Toggle switched between these options.

Variable Selection Menu

You can assign a variable to a parameter using the variable popup menu. Variables are created in the Variables Manager.

NEW: Create a new variable in the variable menu:

NEW: Auto-convert between variable types.

NEW: Right click selected variable to quickly edit or jump to other usages:

Event Selection Menu

You can select an event from a popup menu. Events are created in the Events Manager.

NEW: Create a new event in the event menu:

Error Checker

Actions have built in Error Checking to find setup errors.

Many Error Boxes can be clicked to auto-fix the problem:

Progress Bar

NEW 1.9.0: Actions now have progress bars so you can see how close they are to finished:


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Last modified on 1/27/2019 11:31 PM by User.

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