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Im new to programming as well as Godots GD Script.

The Jump movement works however, the character only jumps and doesnt move right/left in mid air. Also I cant Jump while im holding down right/left button.

This is the basic movement code for my character. The game is pretty simple, a platformer.

The Jump code is marked with **

extends KinematicBody2D 
const GRAVITY = 15
const ACCELERATION = 20
const MAX_SPEED = 30
const JUMP_FORCE = 150
const FLOOR = Vector2(0,-1)

var motion = Vector2()


func _physics_process(delta):

motion.y += GRAVITY

var walk = $PlayerWalkSound
var isWalking = false

if Input.is_action_pressed("ui_right"):
    isWalking = true
    motion.x = min(motion.x+ACCELERATION, MAX_SPEED)
    $AnimatedSprite.flip_h = false
    $AnimatedSprite.play("Walk")
    if not $PlayerWalkSound.is_playing():
        $PlayerWalkSound.play()

elif Input.is_action_pressed("ui_left"):
    isWalking = true
    motion.x = max(motion.x-ACCELERATION, -MAX_SPEED)
    $AnimatedSprite.flip_h = true
    $AnimatedSprite.play("Walk")
    if not $PlayerWalkSound.is_playing():
        $PlayerWalkSound.play()

**elif Input.is_action_just_pressed("ui_up") and is_on_floor():
    motion.y = - JUMP_FORCE**

else:
    isWalking = false
    motion.x = 0
    walk.stop()
    $AnimatedSprite.play("Idle")

motion = move_and_slide(motion, FLOOR)
Godot version 3.2.3 Stable Official
in Engine by (20 points)

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Your Jump doesn't work when you hold down Left/Right because your code is saying is that: if you are pressing Right, else if you are pressing Left, then it won't bother with Jump.

To fix this, make it a normal if statement like:

if Input.is_action_pressed("ui_right"):
   # Go Right if pressed
elif Input.is_action_pressed("ui_left"):
   # Else if Right isn't pressed, go Left if pressed
if Input.is_action_pressed("ui_up") and is_on_floor():
   # Jump if pressed (and on floor) regardless of any other inputs

But I can't work out why your left/right movement wouldn't work when airborne. There's nothing that should be able to stop it apart from additional code.

Is there extra parts to your player movement?

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Thank you so much! It works now!

And no there werent any extra parts of code.

;)  No problem!

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