Basic How To's
Get Started with UE4
Before getting started: Download and extract sample assets from the following link.
We can drag-and-drop content into our project directories.
The focus of this brief guide is to introduce you to one of the many features that can be used to import content into the Unreal Editor.
After going through this guide, you'll know:
How to drag-and-drop content into your project.
After locating your content, drag-and-drop the files from Explorer into the Content Browser.
If you're new to UE4, it's generally a good practice to verify that .uasset files were imported properly onto the hard disk.
In the Content Browser, right-click the 'Content' folder to open the Folder Options dialog box (pictured below).
Under Folder Options, click 'Show In Explorer' (pictured below).
With Explorer open, verify that UE4 created the corresponding .uasset files for your project (pictured below).
Now that we've reached the end of this brief guide, you've learned:
✓ How to drag-and-drop content into your project.