Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Clipping sprite graphics for the people artwork, part of Creating an Animated Infographic with Edge Animate.
Next we're going to place our person graphic.…So let's come over to here to the Assets panel, lets grab person.png drag them on to the stage.…So with this graphic selected, let's first create our clip. So make sure we're…on the Clipping tool here, let's clip this from the right.…Once we start this little bit we can come down to the Properties panel, open up…the Clip area, for the right-hand side let's put in 30 pixels.…Now select this shape, let's come over to the X-property, let's set the X to 260 and the Y to 140.…
Let's select the Move tool, let's come back down here and select the graphic.…Now holding the Option or Alt key I am going to click and drag a second copy.…I am going to move a copy over to the right until Edge Animate it'll show me…that the alignment lines up the left inside.…I am going to repeat this four more times, then select all the people graphics, …hold the Option or Alt key again, drag them down and that's going to…give me 10 people graphics.…So now what I am going to do is come down into the Stage, select the very first person, …
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