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place objects in the viewport via c++

Hey,

first things first: Hi. I’m quite new to Unreal (but not to programming) and I have the following question:

What I’m trying to is the following: Having a button in the editor which places, well, an object like a tree or a house or an actor on a defined position on the landscape. I need this functionality for a later step in the development where I want to automate level generation based on semantic constraints.

Q: Any hints/tutorials on how to do this? Is it possible to place an object in the viewport via c++ code?

Any suggestions are well received :slight_smile:

Thanks,
Flarion