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Progress Bar Gradually Filling Up With Collection Points

Hi guys,

So I have made a progress bar and basically I want it to gradually fill up every time I collect a coin. There are 20 coins in the level in total. I have kind of got it working, when I collect the first coin the progress bar fills all the way. So, it works to an extent, the problem is that I do not want it to fill all the way, I want it to fill gradually via the 20 coins.

I am new to UDK, I have been using it for like 2 months but haven't done much blueprint work before so forgive me if this is a simple fix, but I just cannot figure it out.

Any help would be appreciated!

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asked Apr 14 '17 at 04:18 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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chloeeemegan
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Welcome to UE4. Here is an example of what you could do.

Place this in your pickup BP: alt text

Then put this on your Widget: alt text Don't forget to bind the amount to your progress bar: alt text

Here is an example: alt text

This may not be the most efficient method and some may have better ways however this is most basic and simple.

Hope this helps.

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answered Apr 14 '17 at 04:51 PM

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avatar image chloeeemegan Apr 14 '17 at 05:19 PM

Hi thank you for your help!

I tried this out but I cannot bind the percentage to a variable, only to a function. Also where you have dragged off from "As Third Person Character" to Target>Picked Up Amount, I cannot do this either?

avatar image TheSecondSense Apr 14 '17 at 05:50 PM

Create a variable in your character, in the example (ThirdPersonCharacter), called PickedUpAmount (Or whatever you would like to call it) and make sure it is a float variable. Then you will be able to cast to your character from the Widget and bind it to the Percent Bar

avatar image chloeeemegan Apr 17 '17 at 06:56 PM

I found the problem, turns out all I had to do was change the variable type from integ to float! I appreciate your help and thank you!

avatar image Laziesturtle Sep 02 '18 at 09:55 PM

How do you make it increase by more each time?

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