The widget component acts differently under different lighting types. For example it will cast a shadow if being lit by a directional light but won't otherwise.

It also seems point lights affect the widget component in a strange way. You can see the light on the other side of the widget component even though it is supposed to be opaque.

Steps to Reproduce
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  2. PIE

The Widget Component Casts a shadow when being lit by a directional light but not by any other light types. A spotlight was used as an example

The widget Component behaves the same with different light types

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Won't Fix
ComponentUE - Editor - UI Systems
Affects Versions4.
CreatedOct 19, 2016
ResolvedAug 18, 2021
UpdatedAug 18, 2021