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Can one turn an imported mesh to be subtractive? (for weird shaped windows)

A rectangular window is easy, just drop the window mesh and add a peace of basic geometry generated by UE and turn it to subtractive. But say I have a window in a shape of a heart... I would have a second peace of heart shaped geometry a bit smaller than the frame of the window itself and that shape would be turned to subtractive mode. Thing is I don't know if or how to turn a peace of imported geometry to subtractive mode.

Would;d it have to be a mesh or perhaps an option in materials

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asked May 04 '14 at 04:49 AM in Using UE4

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You can't convert a staticmesh to a bsp brush, so if you want to create a heart shaped window you need to make a cilinder brush and edit the vertex to make the heart.

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answered May 04 '14 at 05:04 AM

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avatar image TobiasRipper May 04 '14 at 05:11 AM

Down the feature suggestion it goes.

avatar image mister9 Aug 02 '14 at 12:45 PM

I'm just starting out, but I gotta say there are a lot of features that seem pretty basic that are missing. Little things like this are quite time consuming and seem like easy fixes for their dev team.

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