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Image distortion in UE4

Alright so, I'm gonna have a hard time explaining this. I want to know if there's a way to distort an image, decal, or sprite, or a group of them.

I'll use this mock HUD I totally didn't copy directly off of ShooterGame as an example by applying a "curve bend" distortion to it in GIMP.

Here it is normally: alt text

And here it is with the curve bend: alt text

Is there any way to do distortions like such in UE4? More specifically, if possible, to a HUD? If not, I highly suggest this as a feature.

Product Version: UE 4.8
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asked Jun 28 '15 at 08:07 AM in Rendering

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avatar image ViddyXD Dec 18 '15 at 02:34 AM

In case anyone comes across this with the same intentions...found a solution: https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/316832/umg-parabolic-distortion-effect.html

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Hi ViddyXD -

In fact this is entirely possible in the Editor now. All you would need to do is set up some UV math using Cylindrical UVs and a world aligned texture so that all you pieces on the HUD distort based on their location on the screen. The tricky part would be the math conversion from World to Screen Space without unwanted distortion.

Thank You -

Eric Ketchum

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answered Jul 16 '15 at 03:18 PM

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