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    I got some hints from my teacher.
    • make the variables needed in the character blueprint
      in my instance I made
      • (bool) textOverlap
      • (text variable)textLine1
      • (text variable)textLine2
    • in hud umg, bind text content to a function where you cast to character and get the above text variables
    • bind visibility of said texts to another cast to character and the textOverlap bool variable to branch and toggle whether the text is visible or not

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    Send text from blueprint to UMG

    Hello. Student and rather fresh user of UE4 here.
    I've been struggling all day with something that might be insanely simple, and I might be overthinking it. So please enlighten me.

    What I'd like to do:
    - Have a blueprint with a collision box/sphere
    - in the construction/event graph, have a text variable that will be editable, so I can change the text for each instance I place in the level
    - The player enters the collision box/sphere, and the text is sent to the UMG, and set to be visible
    - The player leaves the collision box/sphere and the text is invisible again


    The text is things like learning how to use certain controls or hints if you're stuck.

    I've made a system where it draws text on the blueprint itself, but I'd rather have it be part of the UMG gamehud.
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