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What is a description of oncomponentbeginoverlap?

hi , what are otheractor , othercomp , other body index parameters , where can we use them , are they output parameters or ?

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asked Apr 13 '14 at 10:48 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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otheractor is poiter to actor which have component you overlap with

othercomponent is pointer to component you overlap

Otherbodyindex not exacly sure but definitly is a body index of component you overlaping with

In UE terminology "other" means something that cause the event :) You can use those to code some kind of interaction between overlaping components.

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answered Apr 13 '14 at 11:36 AM

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avatar image warchieft Apr 13 '14 at 11:45 AM

ty , why do examples cast other actor to Cast to character , what is purpose here?

avatar image Shadowriver Apr 13 '14 at 11:56 AM

Most likely because those parameters are declered as parent class pointers like UPrimitveComponent or AActor so it can give you any actor and any primitve component pointer. If you want to use function of some child class you will need to cast. You can detect what actor or component you dealing with thanks by function IsA ()

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