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Where is the Set crouched Half height?

I wanted to add a new custom crouched half height when the character is prone. I can't change the values dynamically. I can't use the Set Capsule half height since that mean there will not be ground collision and char will sink. Any ideas?

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asked Oct 17 '18 at 05:06 AM in Using UE4

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You are not missing anything. This is something I was struggling with for a minute, but unfortunately it is a serious oversight on epic's part, somebody did not expose this variable to be set by blueprints (intentionally or unintentionally I do not know). I did put in a request to have it exposed, hopefully one day it is.

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answered Oct 17 '18 at 08:48 AM

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avatar image npnFF1517 Oct 17 '18 at 09:34 AM

Thanks.I hope they fix it soon. It will make my life a lot easier if i can change capsule size from the ground.

avatar image mightyenigma Oct 26 '18 at 06:27 PM

In the meantime you can create your own blueprint node by adding a C++ class. Have it take a CharacterPawn and a float as input params, and that should do the trick.

avatar image Xanadron Jan 10 '19 at 12:54 AM

Hi! Could you point me towards a tutorial or something on how to achieve this? Or can you be more explicit?

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I found this tutorial on how to expose split screen on/off to blueprints. You could use the same approach but for the set capsule half height on player character class as a parameter to a function library function like this one:

https://youtu.be/myxiI5Kqn5c

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answered Jan 10 '19 at 07:40 AM

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