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Move graphics object in phaser


Nafi
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Hello,

I am trying to moving graphics object left or right by Arcade physics system. But its now working. please see blow code and kindly inform me whats wrong.
 
function create() {
 var rect;
 var cursors;
    game.physics.startSystem(Phaser.Physics.ARCADE);
 var graphics = game.add.graphics(0, 0);
    graphics.lineStyle(2, 0x0000FF, 1);
    graphics.drawRect(50, 250, 100, 100);
    cursors = game.input.keyboard.createCursorKeys();
    
 
    
}

function update() {
    if (cursors.right.isDown)
    graphics.velocity.x = 350;

  // If the left arrow if pressed, move left
  else if (cursors.left.isDown)
    graphics.velocity.x = -350;

  // If no arrow is pressed, stop moving
  else
    graphics.velocity.x = 0;
}

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It looks to me like you are trying to use Physics on an object that doesn't have a physics body.

If you want to use physics on an object, then you need to enable the physics body on that object with Phaser.Physics.enable()

However, I don't think that will work on a graphics object because the physics system will only enable physics on things that have a body property.

Given that graphics objects can be whatever shape you draw, and can change at any time, I don't think they are capable of having a physics body.

 

You might try adding the graphics obeject as a child of a sprite with a physics body, and moving the sprite around instead.

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