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Change Background Default Material

Hello, How can you change the default background? I am making a lot of thumbnails using the Thumbnail exporter I purchased on the Marketplace and would like to change the grid patter to something solid which is easier to see.

I tried changing the default grid engine material but it always crashes Unreal.

Hope someone can help with this one because I have to make a ton of thumbnails and it will take forever trying to make them in a photo editing program.alt text

Product Version: UE 4.19
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asked Aug 03 '18 at 05:43 PM in Using UE4

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avatar image ViceVersa Aug 15 '18 at 04:33 AM

theres a plugin on the marketplace (for free) called UE4 Editor Customize

avatar image JohnADaniels Aug 16 '18 at 04:46 PM

Thank you ViceVersa for the reply! I looked at the "UE4 Editor Customize", but could not tell if it would allow changing the Background Default Material. Do you know if it will change that material? I emailed the creator and am awaiting a reply.

avatar image JohnADaniels Aug 18 '18 at 02:58 PM

Installed and tested but could not find any option to change the world default material. Thank you for trying!

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I looooooooooked and looooooked but could not find a way to change this :0 I even was able to finally change the the WorldGrid material with version 4.20.2 without the editor crashing but it did not change the thumbnail background.

It looks like it is currently not possible.

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answered Sep 07 '18 at 11:57 PM

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