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How to spawn a primitive button in Blueprints

To my knowledge, the only way to spawn a button in Blueprints is to first create a widget MyButton, and call Create Widget from it.

What if I only want to spawn the most basic button (i.e. the primitive button accessible in the Designer panel) and don't want to create a dummy widget, how can I accomplish this?

If this is impossible, what were the reasons behind not allowing this?

Product Version: UE 4.13
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asked Oct 13 '16 at 03:13 AM in Using UE4

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It is not possible to spawn primitive widgets using the "Create Widget" Node.

Reason: Primitive Widgets are not User Widgets. Create Widget only accepts User Widget classes.

As you already know, if you want the use of Primitive Widgets in a "Create Widget" Node, you would need to create a User Widget containing it.

Primitive Widgets extend from a Slate Object, just like User Widgets do.

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answered Oct 13 '16 at 04:31 PM

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