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    Can't remove widget in the UMG Hierarchy?

    I have a UMG Widget Blueprint with a Hierarchy as shown in the following screen shot.

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    I'm trying to remove the Overlay widget so the Size Box below it sits directly inside the Background Blur. I cannot for the life of my figure out to remove the Overlay widget.

    I tried just deleting it, but that obviously took all of its children with it.
    I tried to cut the children, delete it, then paste the children back, but that breaks all the Blueprint code that then needs to be fixed by hand.
    I tried dragging the Size Box up on to the Background Blur, but the Background Blur will only accept one child, so it won't let me do that.

    I'm stuck! I can get around this one for now using my second option above, but I need to find a better way for the future. My game is UI intensive so I have a lot of UMG that I'm constantly changing all over the place and I run into this issue every day with different scenarios. Surely there has to be an easier way to remove a widget from the hierarchy and just push all its children up? If not, then maybe I should go make a feature request?

    #2
    Right click an element in the Hierarchy and ReplaceWith... Child to remove it.
    Right click an element in the Hierarchy and WrapWith... AnotherElement to add one.

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      #3
      I have had this issue too, I assume it's a bug when the state gets confused. An editor restart usually fixes this for me.

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