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Visual studio showing almost 200 False Errors

I just updated my engine version for a project, and also installed VS2017 at the same time.

Since then, VS has populated the error list with almost 200 false errors. These are related to engine classes as well as the .generated.h files for my own classes.

The project compiles and runs fine, but it does mean I have to scroll right to the bottom of the list if I ever wanted to see what real errors VS can tell me about, which is rather frustrating.

Does anybody have any clues as to how to solve this? Thanks.

Product Version: UE 4.20
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asked Jul 31 '18 at 03:20 PM in C++ Programming

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It's a bug introduced in 4.20 (https://issues.unrealengine.com/issue/UE-62042)

In the meantime you can use the workaround I've posted here: https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/810626/vs-cannot-find-generatedh-files.html

That will fix your projects generated.h files, but not the engine ones.

We have to wait until 4.20.2 hotfix release

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answered Jul 31 '18 at 10:23 PM

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avatar image Greywacke Aug 01 '18 at 07:17 AM

Well, allegedly it's fixed, so now we just wait.

I'm not certain how this bug got into a release build, but so long as it's dealt with...

Thanks for pointing this out to both me and Epic.

avatar image MyFreshP Aug 24 '18 at 12:30 PM

4.20.2 is out. Is your issue resolved? I still can't compile. I asked a similar question here.

avatar image Sveitar Aug 24 '18 at 02:52 PM

Yes it is resolved. The issue never prevented me from compiling, it just made visual studio show fake errors but compiled fine. There must be another problem with your code.

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