File Picker UI Dialog

FBAM Studio - Feb 27, 2019

This plugin enables you to select a file (or multiple) directly through your UI. So it can be used on Android, for VR and even PC. Select a file from the File System and it returns the Path for your further usage in your application.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.21 - 4.25
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.

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You need a way to access the Android File-System? Or maybe you have to pick a file directly in VR? Or do you just need a custom way to select files within your Windows Game UI without opening the Windows file dialog? Then this is what you are looking for!

Get it going within seconds by just calling a single function. Then wait for the event dispatcher to return the selected files and continue with your application.


The design and behavior can be customized with multiple parameters. This enables you to restyle the dialog and modify the functionality. Available Parameters are:

  • Enable/Disable Search Feature
  • Search Case Sensitive
  • Dialog Background Brush
  • Dialog Header Brush
  • Extension Based File Icons
  • Different Show/Hide Animations
  • and many more ...

Technical Details

Features:

  • Access the Android/Windows File-System through this neat UI
  • Usable for Android, VR/Oculus and even Windows
  • Receive the selected file's path's through an event dispatcher
  • Easy Plug and Play usage, just call one function and you are ready to go
  • Comes with default parameter set so its ready to be used
  • Overwrite default parameters easy to customize the Dialog
  • Single- and Multi-File-Selection
  • Optional: Drive Selection for usage on Windows Computers
  • Prepared for usage in VR
  • Scroll Buttons for easy scrolling in VR
  • Optional: Use one of 5 animations like fade-in/out when activating the file picker
  • Search-Feature integrated - let your users search through a folder for the needed file
  • Usable in PIE as well for proper Testing during the Development Process of your Game


Code Modules:

  •  FilePicker (Runtime)

Number of Blueprints: 3

Number of C++ Classes: 1

Network Replicated: No - Only Client Side UI Elements

Supported Development Platforms: Windows, MacOS

Supported Target Build Platforms: Android, Win64, Win32, Oculus, iOS, MacOS

Documentation: https://drive.google.com/open?id=14tC1DkjLcbB2ykjBDPEfkBWHGtsWAP1N