🧠TIL In #UnrealEngine Project Settings > Widget Designer (Team), you can change the default root widget for newly-created UserWidgets. Could save a few 🖱clicks if you're making a bunch of new UserWidgets!
#UnrealEngine Common UI Plugin 🧩 Part 2
The Common UI Button widget is a great example to learn from if you're making your own large UI system:
⭐Better on-click delegate
⭐It's a User Widget!
#UnrealEngine Common UI Plugin 🧩 Text Widgets:
⭐Centralized style assets
⭐Marquee-style overflow scrolling
⭐Numeric, date/time formatted text widgets
Common UI is an #UnrealEngine plugin from Epic that adds a bunch of useful widgets.
There are too many of them for a single article so I've started a new series:
A lot of people asked for a tutorial on #UnrealEngine's UMG List View, so here you go
To show a list containing hundreds of items, don't use a Vertical Box, instead use a 📃List View!
📺I made a video tutorial/chat where I talk about some of the basics of making UIs in #UnrealEngine:
・Basics of the interface
・Panels, slot system
・An example of how to make a re-usable button widget
📃Let players easily send you #UE4 Crash Reports
🐛Make it easier to fix bugs
✨Make your game better!
📺 Ultrawide monitors are great for immersion, but require some special thought for your UI.
↔ How to constrain your UI to the middle of the screen in #UE4:
❓Where to find help for #ue4❓
I get stuck, a lot 🤷♀️ Thankfully for Unreal there are bunch of places to look to help get un-stuck.
Here's what I have found most helpful:
🎨Unreal UI Best Practices #UE4
I wrote it a long time ago but I'm still doing everything I mention there. So I guess it works?
#ue4 typewriter text block effect by Sam Bloomberg
🐛In-game bug reporter best practices🐛
There are a few little tricks to getting the most out of an in-game bug reporter:
#ue4 #gamedev #ue4study
I've been using a hacky widget pool class I made, but I just discovered this in #UE4 4.26
All the open-source plugins I've released for #UE4:
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