Type Function Object DisplayObject Library display.* Return value none Revision Release 2023.3686 Keywords translate, x, y, positioning See also object.x object.y
Effectively adds values to the object.x and object.y properties of an object, thus changing its screen position.
object:translate( deltaX, deltaY )
Numbers. Amount to add to the object's x and y properties respectively.
This cannot be used on a physical body during a collision event. However, your collision handler may set a flag or include a time delay via timer.performWithDelay() so that the action can occur in the next application cycle or later. See the Collision Detection guide for a complete list of which APIs and methods are subject to this rule.