Developer Notes

Duplicate of UE-5956

Description

If a project is saved outside the default Unreal Projects folder or the project folder is moved from Unreal Projects to another location it does not show up in the list of projects on the Project Browser

The projects circled in green in the attached screenshot are inside the Unreal Projects folder and show up in the Project Browser
The projects circled in red are in a different folder on the same computer but do not show up in the Project Browser

Steps to Reproduce

1. Create a new project inside the default Unreal Projects folder
2. Save the project and exit the editor
3. Launch the editor to the Project Browser
4. Move the project folder from Unreal Projects to another location
5. Press the refresh button in the Project Browser

Result:
The project is removed from from the Project Browser

Expected:
Project Browser can detect all projects on the computer regardless of location.

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Duplicate
ComponentPlatform - Linux
Affects Versions4.8
CreatedJun 17, 2015
ResolvedJan 4, 2017
UpdatedApr 27, 2018