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How do I get a Static Mesh into the Foliage tool?

I have been trying to get the foliage tool to create a forest, but whenever I add a static mesh of a tree by dragging and dropping, it doesn't load into the foliage tool (nor does it work with any other static mesh). Have I missed a step in getting it working, please can anyone help.

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asked Jul 04 '14 at 02:49 PM in Using UE4

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Hey BunHead,

The first time you drag a Static Mesh to the Foliage tool, you need to drop it on the small bar that says "Drag static meshes from the content browser into this area."

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Hope that helps!

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answered Jul 05 '14 at 03:23 PM

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Thank you this worked :D

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