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Sequencer - Can't Play Sound Cue

Expected Behavior:

Add a Sound Cue Actor from a Scene to Sequencer and "Play" the sound.

Current Behavior [4.20.3]:

No +Tracks are available to Play the sound. Particles and Animations have this ability. Adding an Auto-Activate track and toggling to "on" does nothing.

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Currently, all you can do is toggle the auto activate, but this does not actually "Play" the sound. Event Tracks are a work-around, but it seems odd that it doesn't work on something as simple as audio within the Sequencer Editor. Am I missing something?

Product Version: UE 4.20
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asked Oct 11 '18 at 01:48 AM in Bug Reports

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avatar image Jeff A ♦♦ STAFF Oct 11 '18 at 08:40 PM


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You should be able to play sound cues by adding them to an audio track in sequencer. Try this:

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answered Oct 11 '18 at 07:05 AM

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avatar image Shadow_Knights_ Oct 11 '18 at 05:54 PM


Thank you for answering, but this is not what I'm talking about. Please take a look at my previous capture- I need a Sound Cue that's inside the game world ( you know, with attenuation/spatialization, etc. ) to play on command using Sequencer.

The method you described just plays a sound globally. Adding an Audio Track with a sound cue doesn't mean it's referencing the Sound Cue Actor in the Game World.

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