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Custom mesh only viewable from a certain angle

Hey, so I have this custommeshcomponent, which is in a blueprint.

When I spawn it, I can only see the mesh from oneside.

This mesh is a triangle. Here are two pictures:

From this side it's viewable

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but if you walk over to the left a few steps: alt text

It suddenly becomes invisible.

Do you know why this happens and if I can fix this?

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asked Dec 28 '14 at 07:16 PM in Using UE4

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I believe the you need to set your material to 2 sided. The back faces are culled by default. Here is a link to a similar question that should help you out.

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answered Dec 28 '14 at 07:57 PM

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avatar image ShrewGlue Dec 28 '14 at 08:09 PM

Thank you this worked! I went into the material of the custom mesh and changed it there!

avatar image ShrewGlue Dec 28 '14 at 08:13 PM

Do you by any chance know how to add collisions to a custom mesh?

avatar image MJ_01 Dec 29 '14 at 12:05 AM

No problem! Here is a detailed tutorial that shows how to do it in c++. I'm not sure if there is a way do do it in blueprint yet.

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