Description

The Child Actor Component cannot be selected in the Blueprint Editor Viewport. Selecting the Child Actor Component in the Components tab is the only way to select the component.

Reproduced in 4.7.6, 4.8 Preview 4, and Main (//depot/UE4/Promotable-CL-2578133)

Steps to Reproduce

1. Open any project
2. Create a new Actor Blueprint
3. Add a Static Mesh Component
4. Assign a Static Mesh
5. Create another new Actor Blueprint
6. Add a Scene Component
7. Add a Child Actor Component
8. Assign the BP created in step one as the Child Actor Class
9. Select the Scene Component
10. In the Blueprint Editor's Viewport, select the Child Actor

Result:
The Child Actor Component cannot be selected in the Blueprint Editor Viewport.

Expected:
The Child Actor Component can be selected in the Viewport as any other visible component would be.

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Fixed
ComponentGameplay
Affects Versions4.7.64.84.94.14
Target Fix4.15
Fix Commit3209235
Main Commit3227721
CreatedJun 8, 2015
ResolvedNov 23, 2016
UpdatedApr 27, 2018