[BUG] Reimport mesh with new vertex colors

I was working on some meshes with the vertex colors made inside 3dsmax when I discovered that just using the
Right click > re-import will not update the vertex colors of the static mesh.
It wont update the mesh in the editor nor in the browser.

I did a few tests and let another person try it as well to confirm it.

Original Vert colors

Edited vert colors:

but the mesh will not take the edited vertex colors and keeps its original ones.
If I actually Import through the Content Browser and check “Replace Vert colors” it will work.
I assume that this is a bug.


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It works as it should now :slight_smile:

this is happening with me. exporting with blender. first time it imports the vertex colors but if reimport the colors don’t update. unreal 4.7.6

manually reimport it the first time, in the options set “replace vertex colors”. problem solved.

thank you!!

Still bugged in 4.22.2