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What does "Exposed For Spawn" used for?

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I'm a bit confused in using "Exposed For Spawn". What does it generally used for in C++/Blueprint ?

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asked Feb 28 '18 at 03:35 PM in Using UE4

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while i havent used it myself, from what ive seen it will expose a variable to be shown on a spawn actor from class node. so if you wanted to spawn in a actor and immediately set a variable in that actor then you could use the expose for spawn.

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answered Feb 28 '18 at 03:52 PM

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avatar image Jin_VE Feb 28 '18 at 08:27 PM

Expose on Spawn is very useful when you want to initialize an internal variable before BeginPlay is called, and helps keep blueprints cleaner.

It does nothing for C++ (AFAIK).

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It will appear as an input node when you try to construct such object from its class, such variable has to be also Instance Editable.

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answered Feb 28 '18 at 03:43 PM

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