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Question How to get if UI button is currently highlighted?

Discussion in 'Scripting' started by EpicMcDude, Oct 21, 2021.

  1. EpicMcDude

    EpicMcDude

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    Hi,

    Trying to figure out a simple way to know if a UI button is currently highlighted or not, this is for using a gamepad or keyboard, so I can't use OnPointerEnter or OnMouseOver methods or anything that exclusively uses a mouse.

    I'm not proficient in C#.

    I've been googling around but nothing seems to work so far -
    https://answers.unity.com/questions/1629490/checking-if-button-is-highlighted-with-a-controlle.html
    This one only works once the button is selected, not highlighted.

    https://docs.unity3d.com/2017.3/Documentation/ScriptReference/UI.Selectable.IsHighlighted.html
    This seems to be the closest thing to what I want, but I can't seem to make this work, I get the error "No overload method for "IsHighlighted" takes 1 arguments" and I have no idea how to fix it.

    Thank you!
     
  2. RadRedPanda

    RadRedPanda

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    What's your code look like?
     
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