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Camera will not rotate using Blueprint

This is probably a simple fix but I have really been struggling to find a solution to why my Blueprint would not be working. I want to be able to rotate my camera, which is attached to a spring arm, using mouse axis input whenever the left mouse button is clicked. Whenever I play the game and try to rotate the camera, nothing happens.

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Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Product Version: UE 4.11
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asked Apr 12 '16 at 11:25 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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Be sure that this is a character that you've possessed. The easiest way is to let the system spawn it at the begin play. So in Project Settings -> Maps and modes, you have your own game mode and your own character as pawn. That way it's possessed at the start of the game.

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Other things is enable Use pawn control rotation

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Hope this helps :)

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answered Apr 12 '16 at 12:14 PM

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avatar image markskelton Apr 12 '16 at 12:45 PM

Thanks for the response.

I'm not using a GameMode or PlayerCharacter Blueprint, just an Actor Blueprint. Is it 100% necessary to have both of these Blueprints as well?

I've now edited my Blueprint. It mostly works fine, although I would like to lock the camera's X rotation value at zero. When I added clamps for the float values of the rotation it now only allows me to rotate the camera around the Z axis. Any idea as to why this would be?

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avatar image markskelton Apr 12 '16 at 01:06 PM

Got it working, just need to clamp the X rotation value. Realised I needed to plug the Y value into 'Make Rotator'.

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