1. Checked on the Binary version //UE4/Release-4.25 stream CL 13942748 Version 4.25.3, logs are also saved into Engine folder: \AppData\Local\UnrealEngine\4.25\Saved\Logs instead of a Project folder
  2. If a project was opened from the Project browser or by clicking on .uproject file, then logs will be saved into \<Project folder>\Saved\Logs.
  3. Looks inconsistent and could be inconvenient for the user if he/she would like to parse data from project logs, then it should be done in 2 folders.
  4. Note: CrashReporter has no problem locating log files in the Engine folder when the crash occurs.
Steps to Reproduce
  1. Open any project in Editor
  2. Open File > Open project...
  3. Enable the checkbox "Always load last project on startup"
  4. Close Project Browser
  5. Close the project
  6. Run UE4Editor.exe located in <Workspace>\Engine\Binaries\Win64 >> Previously opened project should be opened
  7. Go to the project folder > Saved > Logs
  8. Check the log file for the current session

Actual result: the log file for the opened session is not present in <Project folder>\Saved\Logs
Expected result: the log file for the opened session will be present in \Engine\Saved\Logs
log files for a project should be saved into following location <Project folder>\Saved\Logs

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ComponentUE - Editor
Affects Versions4.
CreatedAug 6, 2020
UpdatedAug 29, 2022