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Dynamic material instance not working for MaterialBillboard

I spent a long time debugging using dynamic material instance with a MaterialBillboard, until I finally found out that there is a bug in UE4:

https://forums.unrealengine.com/showthread.php?1464-I-can-t-get-Dynamic-Material-Color-changes-to-work

And according to the last comment the bug still exists in 4.5. How is this possible? It seems like such a simple thing to fix. Is this going to be fixed any time soon?

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asked Oct 23 '14 at 01:23 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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mikat
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I was having issues with MaterialBillboards not properly working with my material parameters. It was as if they were not Dynamic Material Instances. What I found was SetMeterial does not work on MaterialBillboardComponent. This is what I had to do to replace the Material with a MID in my construction script. The ActivateIcon is my MaterialBillboardComponent. alt text

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answered Nov 13 '14 at 09:13 PM

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This works, great! Thank you!

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