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Question Controller button press to Select new UI Button is Submitting that Button

Discussion in 'Input System' started by FuriousEX, Nov 18, 2023.

  1. FuriousEX


    Mar 13, 2014
    Hi, I am running into difficulty adding controller support to a UI. Specifically my use pattern is this:

    - The input system fires a Button event when pressed, and if the EventSystem.current.currentSelectedGameObject is a particular object, I then:

    - Drill down to a particular menu, and default select a button there using EventSystem.current.SetSelectedGameObject

    What happens is the newly selected UI Button receives the OnSubmit from the prior event, basically leading to an auto click.

    Is there a better way to set this up? I have some hacky mitigation but I'd imagine there's a built in way to prevent.