I wanna delete a bunch of assets inside the Editor (content browser) with C++ code. I already tried calling:
UObject* object = ... ;
but that leaves an empty asset behind (called ‘NONE’).
Any ideas how i could do this properly?
Took me some time to figure it out, but i think you can not instantly destroy/ delete Assets (or any subclass of UObject). Instead you can mark it as “pending kill” and the garbage collector will pick it up eventually. I did it by simply calling this function:
forcing the garbage collector to do its work by calling ForceGarbageCollection(true) apparently is not a good idea, as it caused the editor to crash, due to some assets being a “nullptr”.