Instanced EditInlineNew Objects not correctly propagating to children and placed level instances

Gameplay - Mar 3, 2020

Instanced EditInlineNew objects are kind of broken right now and hard to make full use of. In addition to the notes above, there are some cases where you can't even assign new values into the base c ...

Unable to Import Alembic Files in UE4

Tools - Import - Feb 25, 2020

We have written a plugin for UE4 that allows Unreal users to import and set up Megascans assets into Unreal Engine. Recently we added Alembic files to our assets and also updated all our plugins to ...

Native struct types that declare one or more non-UPROPERTY fields are not initialized with the default value from a modified Blueprint CDO.

Gameplay - Blueprint - Feb 12, 2020

Dynamically-spawned instances of a Blueprint class go through an optimized property initialization pass (see UBlueprintGeneratedClass::BuildCustomPropertyListForPostConstruction() and InitProperties ...

Unable to input with IME in widget component.

Tools - UMG - Feb 12, 2020

Unable to input IME text in widget component, but able to input IME text in textbox like UMG designer.  It works fine until 4.21, however it wasn't able to work after 4.22. Workaround: void FSla ...

Particle System Components don't inherit owner's time dilation

Rendering - Cascade - Feb 7, 2020

This is a regression introduced by the particle system manager. It does not account for the owning actor's time dilation when ticking the particle system components.  ...

BP - Nativizing a UMG widget hierarchy in which a child widget of another widget BP type has the "Is Variable" box unchecked will result in a crash at runtime.

Gameplay - Blueprint - Jan 28, 2020

When the "Is Variable" box is unchecked for a BP-typed child widget, a variable will not be created at Blueprint compile time to reference the child widget in the nativized widget BP class. This bre ...

BP - Nativized builds will incur data loss in a Blueprint class that contains more than one ChildActor component and for which each had its child actor class set in the Details tab before being renamed away from "ChildActor" in the component editor tree.

Gameplay - Blueprint - Jan 27, 2020

Child actor component templates, when nativized, end up being owned by the converted Blueprint class object, rather than the child actor component template. Furthermore, we don't regenerate the chil ...

BP - Nativized build will crash at runtime if a non-nativized child that inherits from a nativized parent containing a ChildActorComponent sets the CAC class to a non-nativized child of a nativized BP class.

Gameplay - Blueprint - Jan 26, 2020

Current workaround: Add a dummy variable to either BP_Owner_Child or BP_CAC_Child to force one of the two to be nativized. ...

Nativized UMG widgets with animation tracks can sometimes assert with async loading enabled.

Gameplay - Blueprint - Jan 18, 2020

The incorrect use of NewObject() to instance nested class-owned subobjects will force StaticAllocateObject() to reconstruct the instance that was already constructed by the outer class ctor in nativ ...

UE4 viewport stutters when zoom in to closest point

Tools - Jan 17, 2020

When zooming in as much as possible in UE4's viewport, I notice a strange stutter almost as if the viewport is hitting a limit.  Please watch the attached screencapture. UE4_zoom_in_stutter.mp4[Ima ...