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why can't delete the c++ class from content browser?

hi guys,im new to unreal ,and recently i find a problem that when i want to delete a c++ class added by "Add Code to Project" from the content browser, i just find the "delete" option in grey color, so how can i fix it?? thanks in advanced

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asked Mar 25 '15 at 02:16 AM in Using UE4

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Yeah its the .obj file made by VS that is making it appear in the UE. After you have removed the .h and cpp from your VS project, 'Build > Clean Solution' in VS to get rid of it.

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answered Jun 13 '15 at 03:26 AM

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As far as I know, to delete a c++ class find the folder that it is stored in on your computer and delete the file manually, then delete it from the solutions explorer in your IDE. When you restart Unreal it will reload your classes into the editor the c++ file you deleted should be gone.

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answered Mar 25 '15 at 03:52 AM

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avatar image GinSoneWin Mar 25 '15 at 04:14 AM

but since in content browser has a "delete" option , it should be able to delete it from content browser directly so that i dont have to do these step...but i dont know why the "delete" option is in grey =_=!

avatar image LifelessChimera Mar 25 '15 at 04:17 AM

Yeah, I know what you mean xD. I ran into this problem a couple days ago and the best answer I could find was the one I gave you. Maybe someone has a better solution.

avatar image GinSoneWin Mar 25 '15 at 04:19 AM

anyway ~ thanks a lot :)

avatar image Puschie Apr 30 '15 at 03:32 PM

It doesnt work ( for me ) - the Unreal Editor do not delete the compiled files and block the used names.

avatar image finlaybob Jul 28 '15 at 09:12 PM
  • for this. This is the only solution that worked for me too. Thanks.

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The true is, Delete from windows explorer, and find your .uproject file , right click, choose "Generate Visual Studio project files"

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answered Jan 15 '16 at 06:20 AM

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