Ghost entity placement event?

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Ghost entity placement event?

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There is an event for when the player (not a bot) builds an entity. Is there a way to detect when a player places a ghost? Not a blueprint, but a single entity ghost. My LD Circuit mod automatically adds circuit wires when the player places a long-distance power pole with a small supply range. I would like to be able to do this on ghost placement as well.

Thank you in advance (and likely afterwards too). :-)

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Ghosts are just another type of Entity so all the standard events should apply. When you build a ghost of electric pole you will get `on_built_entity` event with created_entity pointing to the entity-ghost for which ghost_name=<pole name>.

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boskid wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:24 am
Ghosts are just another type of Entity so all the standard events should apply. When you build a ghost of electric pole you will get `on_built_entity` event with created_entity pointing to the entity-ghost for which ghost_name=<pole name>.
Oh, nifty! Thank you. That definitely solves my problem.

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