x

Search in
Sort by:

Question Status:

Search help

  • Simple searches use one or more words. Separate the words with spaces (cat dog) to search cat,dog or both. Separate the words with plus signs (cat +dog) to search for items that may contain cat but must contain dog.
  • You can further refine your search on the search results page, where you can search by keywords, author, topic. These can be combined with each other. Examples
    • cat dog --matches anything with cat,dog or both
    • cat +dog --searches for cat +dog where dog is a mandatory term
    • cat -dog -- searches for cat excluding any result containing dog
    • [cats] —will restrict your search to results with topic named "cats"
    • [cats] [dogs] —will restrict your search to results with both topics, "cats", and "dogs"

What are the best practices for UMG?

Hey guys!

Started with Unreal not too long ago and have a fair knowledge of blueprints and such in the Unreal Engine. Now with the new UMG available for making HUDS, I was wondering, what are the best practices for the UMG?

Which is the best way to communicate within blueprints with UMG? As in Playercontroller to UMG or level to UMG? or all three?

For example: for a multplayer game, does every player control their own HUD? (To me this sounds more logical, but maybe there is a better way?) Or does the level blueprint communicate with the HUD?

I hope the question is clear enough, Cheers!

Product Version: Not Selected
Tags:
more ▼

asked Nov 12 '14 at 09:55 AM in Blueprint Scripting

avatar image

TheYuwana
11 2 6 8

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users

1 answer: sort voted first

I would have each player controller own their own HUD widget. We're actually discussing making AHUD be another location to host widgets to make this more obvious.

more ▼

answered Nov 12 '14 at 09:41 PM

avatar image

Nick Darnell ♦♦ STAFF
6k 77 37 151

avatar image TheYuwana Nov 13 '14 at 09:19 AM

Thanks for the reply, Ill focus on that method! Looking forward to the new feature and wondering how it would work.

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Viewable by all users
Your answer
toggle preview:

Up to 5 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 5.2 MB each and 5.2 MB total.

Follow this question

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Answers to this question