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Character spawn with blueprint

Before I start this question I want to say that I am a UE4 newbie so please dont judge me too much.

Hello everyone, I am trying to make a game and have inplemented basic character movement. I have droped down a Blueprint of my player character with a Camera attached with a Spring arm. But here comes the problem, when I press on Play it spawnes a new player character which I do control. How to I make it so that I can control the Character that I placed down as a blueprint?

Thanks everyone for your time, I do appreciate it a lot!

Product Version: UE 4.21
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asked Jan 21 '19 at 09:10 PM in Using UE4

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Go to Class Defaults section in your character BP and set Auto Possess Player to Player 0.

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answered Jan 21 '19 at 09:20 PM

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avatar image ThompsonN13 Jan 22 '19 at 03:50 AM

you can also do this by selecting the character in the level then changing the auto posses in the details panel. this is helpful if you are using the same character for your player and the enemy and only want to affect one.

avatar image TheUnRealRipixel Jan 22 '19 at 05:44 AM

Hey Jacky, thanks For the help! I appreciate it a lot, thanks For your time!

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