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Material doesn´t apply to imported Datasmith Mesh

Hello together,

I´ve recently imported a model of a pillar from Sketchup 2018 via Datasmith Exporter and imported it in UE 4.20.3. When I applied any kind of material it only shows the standard grey square texture as if no material would have been applied. It does not matter which Material. I tried standard ones from UE and some HQ materials from Megascans. No difference. I also tried chosing the single geometry from the content browser and appliing the material via the material slot. No difference. With standard boxes I did not have the problem in 4.20, but in 4.16 the problem also appeared, that i could not texture some of the standard boxes. I tried reimporting the meshes and importing them with and without materials from sketchup. But i really don´t know what i could have missed.

Sorry if anyone also posted this problem, but after two days of searching the answer hub from UE i only found problems with slightly different topics and none of them worked for me.

Hope anyone could help.

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Product Version: UE 4.20
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asked Oct 12 '18 at 11:18 AM in Bug Reports

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