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Get a variable from one widget for use in another

My problem is I'm setting a variable from one widget (IPaddress) abd then displaying it in another, but the IPaddress never gets displayed and I'm receiving no error message. Any advice?

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asked Apr 25 '18 at 07:08 PM in Using UE4

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Are you trying to display this to the screen? Post screen shots of how you create both widgets, and where these functions are located. There are so many things that could be going wrong here won't be able to tell without more info

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Check whether you're Get ing the correct widget instance in Get All Widgets of Class - that it's the same widget as the one that set its own IP Address variable, and not another one that is Destroyed but still exists in memory and hasn't been garbage collected yet.

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answered May 01 '18 at 10:09 PM

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Widgets should only be getting information and never providing it themselves. If you want feedback from a widget like button presses it is best if it is handled through binding to event dispatchers. My best guess is that you are trying to get a variable from a widget that is on another client. Widgets only exist locally so other players have no knowledge of their existence.

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answered May 02 '18 at 12:26 AM

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