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[4.7] UMG Get position on widget

Hi everyone,

So what I'm doing is dynamically creating widgets for my party members. Is there a way to get an existing(parent) widget variable and find it's current position within the viewport so I can add other widgets(child) based off of the parent's widget?

If I have to, I can do it based off of the current party member's index and do it that way, but I would think the above would be easier to work with. But I could be wrong in that manner and if both of them exist, then the performance of one vs the other.

Thanks for your help!

Product Version: UE 4.7
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asked Jul 03 '15 at 04:06 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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Hi,

You can get the position of a widget by doing this : alt text

It will get you the offsets compared to the anchors : alt text

I hope it helps !

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answered Jul 03 '15 at 06:01 AM

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avatar image 5Kwatts Jul 06 '15 at 01:52 AM

Awesome. Exactly what I needed. Thank you very much.

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You'll also have to deal with the screen size, scale and anchor offsets... (note that this only works with canvas slots)

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answered Apr 15 '16 at 08:12 PM

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avatar image BitteWenden Jun 17 '16 at 08:51 PM

Any way to do this with horizontal box slots?

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