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Visual Studio Error: Cannot open source file "ProceduralMeshComponent.h"

For some reason I'm getting this error when trying to include ProceduralMeshComponent.h.

Here is my Build.cs file. Any ideas?

 using UnrealBuildTool;
 
 public class MyProject3 : ModuleRules
 {
     public MyProject3(TargetInfo Target)
     {
         PublicDependencyModuleNames.AddRange(new string[] { "Core", "CoreUObject", "Engine", "InputCore", "ProceduralMeshComponent" });
 
         PrivateDependencyModuleNames.AddRange(new string[] { "ProceduralMeshComponent" });
 
         // Uncomment if you are using Slate UI
         // PrivateDependencyModuleNames.AddRange(new string[] { "Slate", "SlateCore" });
         
         // Uncomment if you are using online features
         // PrivateDependencyModuleNames.Add("OnlineSubsystem");
 
         // To include OnlineSubsystemSteam, add it to the plugins section in your uproject file with the Enabled attribute set to true
     }
 }

Product Version: UE 4.13
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asked Oct 13 '16 at 09:43 AM in C++ Programming

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Hello Wilberolive,

From looking up a wiki post for using ProceduralMeshComponent in C++, it seems that you need to run Generate Project Files from right-clicking the project's .uproject file after adding this declaration so that Visual Studio can detect that you are looking to add that module.

You can find more information here: https://wiki.unrealengine.com/Procedural_Mesh_Component_in_C%2B%2B:Getting_Started

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answered Oct 14 '16 at 09:15 PM

avatar image JamesSwann95 Feb 22 '17 at 12:16 PM

Sorry for the late repsonse but. When I right click on my .uproject I don't have an option to re-generate files

avatar image Matthew J Feb 22 '17 at 04:32 PM

Hello JamesSwann95,

This is likely related to your .uproject files not being associated with the correct program. Do you get any other UE4 specific options when you right-click your .uproject such as Launch Game? If the file association is not correct, one of the solutions posted here should be able to assist you.

avatar image JamesSwann95 Feb 23 '17 at 10:53 AM

Worked perfectly

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