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Cannot change object materials with datasmith plugin

After importing model to unreal with datasmith, I found I couldn't modify the material of model like I was used to with other models. (I selected the model, and double clicked the static mesh button, in the preview window I could change the material, but it didn't affect the object in the scene??

Product Version: UE 4.19
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asked Jun 29 '18 at 09:27 PM in Using UE4

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avatar image samuelstorr Jul 19 '18 at 02:08 PM

Did you find a work around or solution for this?

avatar image samuelstorr Jul 19 '18 at 02:36 PM

I have found that disabling displacement and tessellation of materials allows me to change materials of geometry imported with datasmith - must be a bug

avatar image Jadejadej Jul 24 '18 at 02:57 PM

oh okay, I'll try that. What I did was to directly change the mesh in the asset folder

avatar image ant_march May 16 '19 at 04:42 PM

same thing for me,

https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/848858/instanced-static-meshes-no-material-change-update.html

and I just got fobbed off to the reports page.

It's still occurring, and I'm no wiser as to why.

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