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Why is it putting 2 items in my inventory when I pick up an item in version 4.9?

I have been following the twitch stream tutorial for a drag and drop inventory in UMG which works as intended in version 4.8.3, however when I update it to version 4.9 it works but it will add the item to the inventory twice. I don't understand why it's doing it or how I can fix it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, James

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asked Sep 05 '15 at 04:26 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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avatar image Nsomnia Sep 05 '15 at 04:41 PM

Can you post a picture of the logic that adds the item to the inventory array?

avatar image Innos Sep 10 '15 at 05:08 AM

So you got a solution to this? Because I get the same problem

avatar image ambhar Sep 10 '15 at 05:14 AM

Are you detecting the pickup on Hit event? It would be better if you add a sphere collision to your pickups and add item on its Overlap event.

avatar image Innos Sep 10 '15 at 05:17 AM

The item gets added on overlap event, but I get 2 items added when I pickup the item.. Basically, I get 2 pickup images when I pickup the item. Because I tried to get more than what inventory shows to be full and I could, so that means that 1 object is being added to the inventory but with two item images..

avatar image ambhar Sep 10 '15 at 06:02 AM

I faced this problem too. I just tried by adding a very small delay like 0.1, and it seems fine now. Please check at your end too.

avatar image Innos Sep 10 '15 at 06:06 AM

Can't do right now as I'm not at home, but adding a delay is not a fix if indeed it get's it fixed. Maybe some nodes changed in version 4.9 and need replacement?

avatar image ambhar Sep 10 '15 at 06:13 AM

I was facing this issue in 4.8 where I was adding coins on overlap but sometimes randomly it was adding 2 coins instead of 1. So I added a delay and this unknown issue stopped, though I agree delay is not a permanent fix for this, but seems in 4.9 the issue is there too. Delay is just a workaround untill we can get something better solution.

avatar image DizzyWes ♦♦ STAFF Sep 15 '15 at 03:39 PM

Would you be able to post screens of your Pickup Overlap events? I haven't been able to reproduce this issue just yet. Also, check out the following thread for the updated project:

https://forums.unrealengine.com/showthread.php?83838-Drag-N-Drop-Inventory-Pickup-Problem&p=379517&viewfull=1#post379517

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its because in tutorial pickup item actualy set hidden.Just replace in pickup logic to destroy actor.

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answered Sep 09 '15 at 07:07 PM

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