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How to customize the settings of a LOD group?

Hey. I just came across with LOD groups but I'm not totally happy with their default settings. I'd like to change the settings for all my existing LOD groups (Small/Large Prop, Foliage, Vista, etc.) however I haven't yet figured it out how. One of these customizations would include change Screen Size for a LOD level. (How) is it possible?

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asked Oct 21 '18 at 07:28 PM in Rendering

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avatar image engelmanna Oct 21 '18 at 09:16 PM

Check this post out. This seems to cover what you need: Link

avatar image MDancer Oct 21 '18 at 11:41 PM

That post actually kinda covers almost everything of what I needed however it still leaves open one of my problems. How do you set a Screen Size (for example) for each LOD level?

avatar image engelmanna Oct 21 '18 at 11:57 PM

Sorry, I wasn't able to find an answer to that. I would think you could add a parameter to the LOD in the initial file, but I am not sure what the parameter would be.

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@MDancer, I added another comment to the thread mentioned by @engelmanna above. In essence, change the LOD-settings in one of your meshes: uncheck the Automatic Distance Calculation then in the mesh editor set the desired LOD Screen Size for each LOD level.

Back in the Content Browser, right click and select Level of Detail and Copy LOD settings from the mesh you just changed. Then select all the meshes you wish to copy the settings to, the right click and select Level of Detail and Paste... This may trigger a rebuild of the meshes, which took a lot of time in my case.

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answered Mar 02 '19 at 06:53 PM

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