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How to add Camera to Character?

I created a class deriving from ACharacter

But there's no camera: there's an ArrowComponent, a MovementComponent and a Mesh.

I needed a Camera so I added it through code

 Camera = CreateDefaultSubobject<UCameraComponent>(TEXT("Camera"));
 Camera->SetupAttachment(RootComponent);
 
 torchLightComponent = CreateDefaultSubobject<USpotLightComponent>(TEXT("SpotLight_Torch"));
 torchLightComponent->SetupAttachment(Camera);

Now I have the Camera with a Spotlight attached to it

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The problem is: I can't look up and down anymore!

The InputComponent is set like this:

    InputComponent->BindAxis("Turn", this, &ATCharacter::AddControllerYawInput);
    InputComponent->BindAxis("LookUp", this, &ATCharacter::AddControllerPitchInput);

I can't understand the problem...

Thanks in advance.

Product Version: UE 4.17
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asked Nov 17 '17 at 02:11 PM in C++ Programming

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 Camera->UsePawnControlRotation=true;


it will be better to create a spring arm component and attach camera to it and set its arm length to 0 if it is for a FP character and also (SpringArm->usePawnControlRotation)

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answered Nov 19 '17 at 03:50 PM

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avatar image gedamial Nov 19 '17 at 08:19 PM

Really thank you! I asked everywhere and none could be able to give me an answer -.-

But you did, thanks very much!

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