Auto Mesh Outline

HGsofts - Code Plugins - Jan 30, 2023

This plug-in automatically sets the outline mesh via the component tag.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.27, 5.0 - 5.4
  • 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 can automatically add different types of outline via the component tag.

Useful for multi-part character mesh outline.

When mesh parts change at runtime, you can automatically apply the outline to the mesh

 by calling "update outline" function.

You can also easily change the outline properties.

It also supports network.

Does not support changing component tags on runtime.


Ver 1.1

Technical Details

Features:

  • Outline Thickness
  • Outline Color
  • Blink Speed
  • Network Replicated
  • Change and Revert Outline properties
  • Support manually adding outline
  •  not use Processing
  •  not use Stencil buffer 

Code Modules:

  •  OutlinePlugin (Runtime)

Number of Blueprints: 3

Number of C++ Classes: 5

Network Replicated: Yes

Documentation: Link

Example Project: Link

Important/Additional Notes:

I only used the Unreal function, so I think it will work on all platforms, but I haven't tested it.