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Fixed in 2020.1.X



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Files are renamed when dragged into Unity using file explorer

Asset - Importers


Reproduction Steps:
1. Create a new Unity project
2. Open File Explorer and locate an image or file
3. Drag that file into the project window
4. File is imported with a different name (name => _ame)

Expected result: File is imported into Unity with the same name as displayed in File Explorer
Actual result: The file has its' first character removed and an '_' is placed in front of the name

Reproduced in: 2020.1.11f1 and 2020.1.12f1
Not reproducible in: 2020.1.10f1, 2020.2.0b8, and 2019.4.13f1

Reproduces on: Windows 10, MacOS 10.15.7

Additional info:
-Assets are imported with expected names when imported using Assets - Import New Assets - Select file
-Bug appears to effect all file types (.cs files, tilemap data, pngs)

Comments (15)

  1. Spazius

    Nov 24, 2020 08:21

    _aving same issue here on 2020.1.13f1 with Windows 10 Pro

  2. studentsimf

    Nov 21, 2020 09:07

    Same bug
    Unity 2020.1.11f1
    Mac OS Catalina and Big Sur

  3. KotMurchik

    Nov 20, 2020 22:41

    2020.1.14f1, windows 10 same issue

  4. VegaInOrbit

    Nov 19, 2020 21:02

    Same issue using 2020.1.14f1
    Brand new project, happens when using drag & drop.
    Windows 10 Home

  5. RamonDevs

    Nov 19, 2020 19:57

    Happens to me too. Unity 2020.1.12f1 Windows 10 Pro

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