How do we hide and show sprites in Scratch? Preview

When we wish for a sprite to appear or disappear on the screen, there are two ways in which we can achieve this. One of them would be to create the sprite when we wish to see it and destroy it when we want it to disappear.

Another way to achieve this goal is to make the sprite invisible when you wish for it to disappear and make it visible again when you need it again.

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  • 27 Mar 2020

The blocks that make sprites invisible and visible again can be found in the purple block palette:

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The "show" block makes the sprite visible and the "hide" block makes it invisible!

Warning: If you create a copy of a sprite that is invisible, that copy will also be invisible.

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