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Why does my set actor location fail?

Hi,

I want to spawn a projectile on LMB, keep it in front of the player and on LMB release shoot it.

My problem is, when I use set actor location in my projectile BP, my player gets moved around weirdly.

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/355822856149401603/413638556494462976/unknown.png

Why doesnt it work? Thanks

Product Version: UE 4.15
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asked Feb 15 '18 at 11:35 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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AGilling
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I think it's because you are trying to put the projectile and player in EXACTLY the same world location.. so the collision in your player is moving you

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answered Feb 15 '18 at 11:53 AM

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avatar image AGilling Feb 15 '18 at 12:54 PM

Thanks bro! That was it.

avatar image aNorthStar Feb 15 '18 at 12:58 PM

your welcome... imho the best way to achieve what you are aiming for is:

in your Character/Pawn BP... put a Scene component in the location to represent where you'd like your projectiles to spawn

in your Projectile BP... Get World Location of the Scene component

Good luck! :)

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