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I cannot create new folders in the c++ code source folder in the ue4 editor. I downloaded the Shooter Game template and when I right click on the source code folder the "new folder" button is grey out. Even if I create new c++ class in a different folder the folder doesnt appear ...

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Product Version: UE 4.9
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asked Oct 03 '15 at 12:04 AM in Using UE4

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Apologies, the "New Folder" option for C++ classes was never hooked up, however you should just be able to type in a sub-path when using the "New C++ Class" option, and then the addition of that class will cause your new sub-folder to appear.

The phrasing of your question makes it sound like that might not be working though? If so, has your new class definitely been compiled? (This should happen automatically unless you changed your project settings to require a manual compile and hot-reload).

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answered Oct 04 '15 at 06:03 PM

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avatar image grandwaazoo Oct 04 '15 at 07:01 PM

Hey, no problem,

I tried with "New C++ class". I add my folder in the path field. I validate this, unreal creates all its stuff and compile the new class. After this the folder still does not appear in the the project. I also tried to compile in VS with the config development editor (the folder is existing on the vs side), and my folder is still unexist in UE editor :(.

avatar image Jamie Dale STAFF Oct 04 '15 at 07:29 PM

Strange. I just tested this myself and it worked as expected.

What class were you trying to create, and what path were you trying to create it at? I also assume from your screenshot that you're using the ShooterGame sample project?

Also, could you check for me that you have "Show Folders" enabled under the "View Options" in the Content Browser. Thanks.

avatar image grandwaazoo Oct 04 '15 at 08:04 PM

Okay now its working. My class did not inherit from any unreal class thats why it didn't show off . Thank you for your time, have a good sunday !

avatar image Levitikon217 3 days ago

4 years later and its still not hooked up?

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