by Jon (Updated on 2015-10-13)
Why is reloading required?
Stencyl sometimes needs a little help knowing that something's changed if you keep multiple resources open at once.
When can this happen? For example, suppose that you've added a new Group and want to add an Actor Type to this new group. You'll notice that the Group doesn't show up in the dropdown.
Here are a few other cases where this can happen...
- Adding/Removing Controls
- Addding/Removing Groups
- Adding/Removing most kinds of Resources
Generally speaking, reload a document if in doubt.
How to Reload
To reload a document, use the hotkey Ctrl-R (or *Command-R on Mac). If prompted, click the button that says Reload Document.
Alternatively, you can do this from the menu via File > Reload Document.
We understand that reloading is inconvenient. Down the road, we strive to eliminate the need to reload documents.Print Article Edit Article How to Edit an Article