Steps to Reproduce

Delete in content browser and not up-to-date files with perforce causes inconsistencies
A bit of a warning to fellow developers

Steps to reproduce:

For a file which you don't have the latest version of (applies when using perforce integration):

  1. 🗑️Delete the file in the content browser
  2. 👀Observe the asset appearing to be deleted without any errors or warnings
  3. ✖️Shut down the editor
  4. ✔️Open the editor again
  5. 👀Observe the asset reemerge!

So, it will be deleted in the content browser, but not on disk causing the content browser to be out of sync with disk content.

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Unresolved
ComponentUE - Editor - Workflow Systems
Affects Versions5.3
Target Fix5.4
CreatedNov 22, 2023
UpdatedFeb 1, 2024