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How to get FUniqueNetId from TSharedPtr(FUniqueNetId)?

Hey everyone!

Using parenthesis instead of less than or greater than symbols because of the HTML formatting.

Working on a steam leaderboards implementation for my simple VR arcade game.

However, writeleaderboards() requires an FUniqueNetId while GetUniquePlayerId() returns a TSharedPtr(FUniqueNetId)

How can I get a straight up FUniqueNetId from this?

I tried using GetUniquePlayerId().Get() but that returns an FUniqueNetId* which also doesn't work.

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asked Oct 03 '16 at 01:01 AM in C++ Programming

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After you have verified the shared pointer is valid (call the IsValid() method on it), you can dereference the pointer by using an asterisk.

 if (pid.IsValid())
 {
     ion->GetLeaderboardsInterface()->WriteLeaderboards(SessionName, *pid, WriteObject);
 }

You'll also want to ensure your leaderboards' interface is also valid.

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answered Oct 03 '16 at 03:07 AM

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avatar image Oraclefish Oct 03 '16 at 03:12 AM

Perfect! This worked! Thank you so much!

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