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How to properly instantiate a new childs for my node

func _draw():

var sourcebutton = get_node("../Source Stage")

if get_children() != null: for child in get_children():
    child.queue_free()

var newButton = sourcebutton.instance()
add_child(newButton)
asked Aug 22, 2019 in Engine by usurun (322 points)

1 Answer

+2 votes
Best answer

instance() is a method of PackedScene. It is not used for duplicating nodes. If you want a duplicate of an existing node in the tree, use Node.duplicate()

answered Aug 22, 2019 by kidscancode (17,004 points)
selected Aug 22, 2019 by usurun
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