Unreal Editor Interface

A breakdown of the Unreal Editor user interface, along with key principles on how the editor works.

Windows
MacOS
Linux

The Basics

If you are new to the editor, it will be useful to acquaint yourself with a few basic concepts regarding the user interface and general workflow. Below are a few primary topics to get your feet wet if you are just starting out.

Editors, Browsers, and Tools

Not every part of Unreal Editor is exposed by default, as it would simply require too much screen space to show everything. Some parts only show themselves when you attempt to edit a certain type of asset. Others become available when trying to change specific types of properties. Still others exist as ways to make it easier to perform certain operations, such as bringing assets into your levels and environments.

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Project and Asset Access

Property Editing

Settings and Preferences

Video Tutorials

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