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Blueprints is a visual, node-based scripting model used by Unreal Engine 4.

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Why is the Set new visibility doesn't resets the hair's skeletal mesh visibility to be visible?

The helmet is loaded when pressed a defined key and helmet is removed automatically by setting the remove on 2s delay. The Problem when the helmet is removed, the hairs visibility doesn't sets to be ...
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Custom event doesn't update blueprint variables

Here's what I have: To sum it up: calling the OnInteract event (which comes from an interface) prints the 'Proceed' variable. Clicking Fire sets the variable to true and prints it. 'Proceed' is false ...
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Cannot create EAttachmentRule variable in a Blueprint struct

I'm trying to add a EAttachmentRule variable in a struct but the enum doesn't appear in the list of available types I managed to create a variable in a BP by dragging the pin from an ...
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Character is out of location after animation montage in UE4

so I have my running and idle animation working fine on my character but once I do the attack animation thru an animation montage, my character slowly floats off the ground and as I attack many times ...
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How do I fix this “Accessed None trying to read property Save Game” error?

I have create this blueprint, with a Check for an existing Save-Game and load it in case of true. Else, create a new save game object. While Z is pressed, create a new Save Game, getting the Player ...
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UE4 - Function is not being called

I've recently created a shuffle-type puzzle game for mobile (with Unreal Engine 4), where you, obviously, solve these puzzles. Since I didn't know how to do this puzzle mechanic in UE4, I went to UE4 -...
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Floor is moving faster than ball above it , and it causes ball to fall off the map. UE4

I am creating a game ( following Udemy lesson on Marble run) which is basically a maze and ball and we move ball my rotating floor on x or y axis through obstacles . Floor movement is linked on Mouse ...
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Blocks / tiles aren't responding to clicks

I've recently finished a tutorial, UE4 Slide Puzzle by Nicholas Thompson. Halfway through the second tutorial, I found out that the blocks / tiles wouldn't respond to my clicks. For example, when I ...
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Why would I add components in code?

Watching a Unreal Course, and the instructor is creating a default pawn c++ class. He is adding all the components with code, but this seems really inefficient to me. Why can't you add components in ...
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Method to make character roam map isn't working

I'm an absolute beginner in Unreal Engine, so sorry for any strange mistakes, formatting, etc. I'm trying to make a game for a project where an enemy chases the player through a maze when it spots the ...
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Why doesn't my UE4 character perform an animation?

I have it so that when the character collides with a pushable mesh, it casts to her blueprint and sets ispushing to true, and in her Animation Blueprint, it again ...
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Can't connect to Steam using Blueprints in UE4.25

I'm following this tutorial by Unreal Engine itself, but I don't have a Steam overlay popup like I'm supposed to, (according to the tutorial.) And actually a lot of people have a similar issues like ...
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Skeleton bone in incorrect spot in-game yet, blender rig, skeleton mesh and physics asset are all correct and behave properly

I've made a custom character and rigged it in blender. Then exported/imported into ue4. It behaves properly in the PHAT and the skeleton mesh looks fine and it all behaves properly in the simulations. ...
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Uncover Physics Object to Pick it Up

I want to be able to have physics objects semi-buried in leaves, dirt, or whatever and be able to have the player click on the area a couple times to uncover them, and he can't pick it up until he has ...
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How can I transfer this code (originally for FPS template) for use in a Third Person Template?

I learned how to create a blueprint for making a character be able to pick up and drop objects: It did not work, and I believe the reason is because it was originally made to work for the FPS ...
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How to Sync the Location After Getting Up from Ragdoll?

I am currently working on multiplayer fighting game and my game will have an anim->ragdoll when the player is knocked out and be able to getting up from it. My problem now is ragdoll is making my ...
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Widget button hover event works but not click

This is my first time making a widget and I'm trying to make a super simple one, just a button. However, when I attach the widget to an actor and try to press it, it doesn't register any click events ...
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How can I to get an animation to be triggered by proximity of a mesh actor (an object)?

So I'm making my first build in Unreal 4 using Blueprint. The "game" calls for the player character to grab a particular object (a static mesh actor) and bring it close to a door that will ...
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Correct use of AttachActorToActor [ue4]

I'm trying to stick some blocks together, but frankly I have no idea what I'm doing. I spawn 2 blocks during run time, and if they have an on hit event they're supposed to stick to each other. It ...
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Place actors that attach to other actors and simulate physics as a single object

I'm super new to UE4. I'm making a block-based building game (I know, I know) in which I want to place actors (blocks) that can "attach" to another actor(block), and then simulate physics as ...
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UE4 Procedural Planet Design

I am building a game that requires a full planet but it would be too complicated to create it as one mesh, so I decided that I will use procedural generation to create the (partially) editable ...
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Make my Character face the same way as my Camera as I rotate the camera

Before posting, I've already tried parenting the camera to the Character mesh head and setting controller yaw, that didn't work, in fact it invalidated my blueprint to set my Mouse X and Y for the ...
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Optimize spawn & destroy? (Unreal Engine)

I'd really like to know how you'd go about optimizing this? 20 actors each spawning 8 projectiles per 0.1 sec which are then destroyed 0.8 seconds later, all done through blueprints Gif: https://gyazo....
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UE4 BlendSpace is not working as intended

I am trying to set up a rifle aiming blendspace in UE4. I downloaded animations from Mixamo, added root bone and retargeted them to UE4. Then I set up the BS, but the legs of the character are ...
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UE4 Blueprint Multiplayer Spawning Issue

I'm attempting to copy/modify the MultiplayerShootout project's multiplayer functionality for my own project. I'm running into issues when Player 2 joins a running session though. Finding it very hard ...
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Overriden Event does not execute on Unreal

I've been learning Unreal Engine through this tutorial and I am having an issue with overriding an event I created on C++ using blueprints. So here is what I've done: I created a class called ...
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Assigning values on multiple clients in UE4

I am currently working on a multiplayer game and I am having difficulties on assigning values on variables for each clients. Originally I looped through available clients character from HUD then ...
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change widget's size through blueprints

I want to change the size X of my 'Horizontal Box' widget's through blueprints but cannot figure out how to do that... the properties that I want to be able to control from blueprints are marked red ...
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Blueprint script executed on tick but not on construction

Below, on event tick, I am initializing a map of images once, which works fine (remember we are in a graph for a widget blueprint here). Z Cursor Images is the map of the images. The keys in the map ...
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How to run 'Call in Editor' Functions that are implemented in Level Blueprints?

I have a Blueprint Function within a Level Blueprint, marked as Call In Editor. How can I ...
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Unreal: How to properly use a AimOffsetBlend1D

I am new to Unreal and want to make my character do point with the finger pistol where I look at. So I created 3 "pose" animation sequences which are just one frame long. One for looking down, one ...
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How to collect objects from map in blueprints

I have a plate with trigger(TriggerVolume) on it. When it overlapped cubes from map deleting. I've manually created references on cubes in blueprint to delete them but it seems very hard-coded. Is ...
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What's the easiest way to animate a (non-player) mesh?

I made a coffin with some animations in Maya, exported it to Unreal, and I want to start the animation from a blueprint, but I can't for the life of me figure out how. I tried: Play Animation Get ...
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Unreal AI with behaviour tree not moving

I am making a very simple blueprint. I am making an AI that goes to the player character position. For this, I had made: A Enemy Blueprint, so it would serve as a general enemy management. A Enemy ...
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Unreal Engine 4 - AI MoveTo always fails

I try to move a character with AI MoveTo, but it always fails. I tried to do this with standart ThirdPersonController and a custom one. The blueprint is simple When the event happens, it starts ...
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Unreal: Get horizontal angle of velocity-looking direction

I want to calculate the relative angle of the speed in relation to the direction of view: For this I do have the "Get Control Rotation" and the "Get Velocity" of the "Pawn" I am stuck: Yeah I stole ...
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How to find the client's monitor valid refresh rates with Unreal Blueprints?

I am making a settings menu. This includes a combo box where you can change the refresh rate setting. How do I find out the maximum allowable refresh rate of the ...
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UE4 tips how to handle Minigolf Multiplayer

Heyo! I'm doing a Minigolf multi-player game right now. What I couldn't figure out by now is how to set up the game logic of the actual game. So where to keep track of all players being in bounds, ...
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Why can't UObject derived objects call BlueprintFunctionLibrary functions?

My question is a very simple one. Why can't UObject derived classes (direct inheritance) call functions from Blueprint Function Libraries? __ Edit: My question relates to Blueprints only. An <...
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When is the Interrupt Transition Event called in AnimBPs + How do you Interrupt Animation Transitions?

When is the Interrupt Transition Event AnimNotify Event called when specified for an ...
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How can I add Y-axis/Pitch/Vertical to LineTraceByChannel Raycast with Unreal Blueprints?

I am using LineTraceByChannel to cast a ray and return the name of the object it hits in my game world. It works but I am having trouble working out how to add the Y-axis (Up/Down) value. At the ...
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How to prevent rendered wound from sliding on moving character?

I am trying to display a rendered wound on the character, but I still can't figure out how to display it properly without sliding on character's body. I'm following this link on rendering the wounds ...
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Get FVector from Blueprint tick function

In my BluePrint Tick function for my character, I have a FVector that always changes, and in my C++ component, I want to get this changing FVector and use it in my C++ Tick function, is that possible ...
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Get BP FollowCamera Rotation and Location

I'm accessing my FollowCamera https://imgur.com/a/vbFagxg from my BluePrintCharacter class in my C++ code, with this following line : ...
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Old “Play Montage” node vs new 'Montage Play“ and ”Play Anim Montage"

so.. Following documentation/guides/etc.. I keep coming across the classical node called "Play Montage" which shows one of those Mario Bros pipes as an icon. However, my version of unreal engine does ...
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Constraining ActorLocation X

My question is simple yet it's got me wondering..I'm trying to limit my character's ActorLocation's X movement by checking it each tick. If it's larger or smaller than my desired value I set it back ...
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UnrealEngine: Variables of GetGameMode are empty

I'm confronted with the following issue: Inside the class setup for one of my actors, I'm trying to get the value of an array which is declared, instanced and successfully populated in my GameMode's ...
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UE4 Multiplayer how to replicate Player name in lobby

I've been working on a little 1V1 snipper project to try and get a better grip on the replication and the game framework of unreal engine. So after the core gameplay, I'm trying to make a lobby ...
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Making a box character in UE4, not a capsule

I want to make a character for a Breakout game that is a kind of cube. From the instructions from Unreal it appears I need to create a 'Character' blueprint. But when i do this, it comes with ...