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Fixed in 2020.2.X



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"Failed copying file" error message appears while dragging file from Explorer to the Editor

Asset - Database


1. Create a new project
2. Drag file (e.g. scene asset, 3d model, etc. ) from OS (Explorer in case of Windows) to the Editor

Expected results: Asset is imported successfully
Actual results: "Failed copying file" error message appears Asset is not added to the Unity project

Reproducible with: 2020.2.0a21, 2020.2.0b1
Not reproducible with: 2018.4.27f1, 2019.4.9f1, 2020.1.4f1, 2020.2.0a20, 2020.2.0b4

Workaround: Copy the file into Assets folder manually using OS (Explorer in case of Windows)

  1. Resolution Note (fix version 2020.2):

    No longer reproduces with - 2020.2.0b4

Comments (1)

  1. Tobydoo2

    Sep 25, 2020 06:03

    I've had this issue multiple times, but don't want to downgrade as it doesn't cause some errors. any possible ways to fix this or alternative ways?

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