If a custom event has been deleted, the name used on that custom event will not be able to be used on other functions/variables. This can be seen on the video posted here;

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Steps to Reproduce

[Could not reproduce internally]

1. Open Editor (any project)
2. Open any blueprint
3. Create a custom event, name "test"
4. Delete custom event
5. Create new function, name "test"


Error appears - "test is in use by another variable or function"


Function renames to test and no error appears.

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ComponentUE - Gameplay - Blueprint
Affects Versions4.8
Target Fix4.9
Fix Commit2597266
CreatedJun 17, 2015
ResolvedJun 23, 2015
UpdatedApr 27, 2018