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I'm trying to figure out how to detect what is being clicked on... it's easy to find solutions for this online, e.g.:

extends Area2D

func _input_event(viewport, event, shape_idx):
    if event.type == InputEvent.MOUSE_BUTTON \
    and event.button_index == BUTTON_LEFT \
    and event.pressed:

But how would that get converted to C#? I've been trying to play around with it and can't seem to find the same arguments (event and shape_idx specifically).

Could anyone lighten this up? :)

asked Aug 8, 2018 in Engine by Christoffer Schindel (69 points)

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With the help of Zylann, I came up with this:

private void _on_Area2D_input_event(Viewport viewport, InputEvent @event, int shape_idx)
        if (@event is InputEventMouseButton btn && btn.ButtonIndex == (int)ButtonList.Left && @event.IsPressed()) {
answered Aug 9, 2018 by Christoffer Schindel (69 points)
selected Aug 10, 2018 by Christoffer Schindel
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The code you found was for Godot 2. It has changed in Godot 3.

In C# it would be something like:

void _InputEvent(Viewport viewport, InputEvent ev, int shape_idx) {

    var btn = ev as InputEventMouseButton;

    if(btn != null && ev.ButtonIndex == ButtonList.Left && ev.Pressed) {

Note: maybe you will need to cast ButtonList.Left to int, but I'm not sure since I don't use C# in Godot yet.

answered Aug 9, 2018 by Zylann (15,246 points)

will try this asap :) thanks

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