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Casting?

Hi all, so I’m fairly new to c++ and ue4 and I have used casting multiple times in overlap events and using it to get the main player character. However, I’m rather stumped because I have these two classes which I would like to communicate via casting but I have no way to get them to communicate as I can’t access them for example using a GameplayStatics function or GetControlledPawn(). Maybe it’s that I don’t understand the concept of casting fully as I can’t seem to figure out a way to do this. If anyone could help me out, it would be much appreciated. Thank you :slight_smile:

Your problem is probably not casting, but how to access the second class in the first class. You should elaborate or provide some code.

Yeah, casting isn’t a method to communicate between two object types. It’s a way to change one object type into another – like if you have a custom class Foo that inherits from AActor – If you have a pointer to an AActor that you know is also a Foo, you can cast the AActor to Foo to get at its Foo functionality. scratscrat is correct – your issue is access between two different classes. Your solution can probably be achieved in a couple different ways, but providing more information as to what you’re trying to accomplish will help in figuring out the best way to go about it.