Keywords: UE4, UE4Editor

Pivot

How to set Pivot Offset

How to override Events of Components in Blueprint

Right click component -> Add Event

How to change pivot (Location, Rotation, Scale) in Mesh Editor

Export mesh and reimport it, and set the Transform parameters in FBX import panel

Or, reimport asset in Mesh Editor

Optimization

How to open optimization Viewmodes
How to open Buffer Visualization

Mesh

How to customize screen size of LOD

1st way:
Screen Size that can’t be modify

Uncheck Auto Compute LOD Distance allow to modify Screen Size

2nd way:
Uncheck Auto Compute LOD Distance when import FBX asset.

Edit Menu

How to use small Toobar Icons

Edit -> Editor Preferences -> Appearance -> Check Use Small Tool Bar Icons

Move directory in Editor

Right clicking on the folder and selecting “Fix Up Redirectors in Folder” before trying to move it, otherwise reference of assets would be lost.

Blueprint

How to add Exec Pin on Macro in Blueprint

By default, Blueprint Macro has no Exec Pin:

You can add an input and output parameter which type is Exec:

Macros
https://docs.unrealengine.com/en-us/Engine/Blueprints/UserGuide/Macros

Animation

FBX has no animation data, recommend to remove (v4.22)

Issue:
When import animation assets from FBX, there’s warning log:

XXX has no animation data, recommend to remove

Solution:
Check Import Bone Tracks

Animation length is too long when import from FBX

Solution:
Select Exported Time in Animation Legnth

Dedicated Server

Client auto connect to Server when running in Editor:

Run game in Standalone Mode when running from Editor:

Platforms
How to enable DirectX11 / DirectX12

Loading & Saving

How to load the last opened map at startup

Tips and Tricks

  • How to change the pin of line quickly? A: Hold Ctrl and drag from source pin to target pin.

Reference

Unreal Editor Manual
https://docs.unrealengine.com/en-us/Engine/Editor

4.23 Editor Improvements | Live from HQ | Inside Unreal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkV9dyjlvdk


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