Data tables

A data table is a table of values based on a structure. It can be used to represent a spreadsheet document. This is useful for data-driven gameplay where game data needs to be constantly modified and balanced. In these cases, the data can be modified in a Spreadsheet Editor, and then imported into the game.

To create a data table, click the Add New button in Content Browser, and in the Miscellaneous submenu, select Data Table, as shown in the next screenshot:

After selecting Data Table, the Unreal Editor will ask you to choose a structure that represents the data type of the table. The next screenshot shows that the data table ...

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