Version: 2018.4
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Experimental: this API is experimental and might be changed or removed in the future.


class in UnityEditor.Experimental.AssetImporters


Inherits from:Editor

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Default editor for all asset importer settings.

This is the default editor that is used to edit the import settings of assets. You can define a custom import settings editor, for a specific asset type, by creating a new class which inherits from AssetImporterEditor.


showImportedObjectShould imported object be shown as a separate editor?
useAssetDrawPreviewDetermines if the asset preview is handled by the AssetEditor or the Importer DrawPreview

Public Methods

HasModifiedDetermine if the import settings have been modified.
OnDisableThis function is called when the editor object goes out of scope.
OnEnableThis function is called when the object is loaded.

Protected Methods

ApplySaves any changes from the Editor's control into the asset's import settings object.
ApplyButtonImplements the 'Apply' button of the inspector.
ApplyRevertGUIAdd's the 'Apply' and 'Revert' buttons to the editor.
AwakeThis function is called when the Editor script is started.
OnApplyRevertGUIProcess the 'Apply' and 'Revert' buttons.
ResetValuesReset the import settings to their last saved values.
RevertButtonImplements the 'Revert' button of the inspector.

Inherited Members


serializedObjectA SerializedObject representing the object or objects being inspected.
targetThe object being inspected.
targetsAn array of all the object being inspected.
hideFlagsShould the object be hidden, saved with the Scene or modifiable by the user?
nameThe name of the object.

Public Methods

DrawDefaultInspectorDraw the built-in inspector.
DrawHeaderCall this function to draw the header of the editor.
DrawPreviewThe first entry point for Preview Drawing.
GetInfoStringImplement this method to show asset information on top of the asset preview.
GetPreviewTitleOverride this method if you want to change the label of the Preview area.
HasPreviewGUIOverride this method in subclasses if you implement OnPreviewGUI.
OnInspectorGUIImplement this function to make a custom inspector.
OnInteractivePreviewGUIImplement to create your own interactive custom preview. Interactive custom previews are used in the preview area of the inspector and the object selector.
OnPreviewGUIImplement to create your own custom preview for the preview area of the inspector, primary editor headers and the object selector.
OnPreviewSettingsOverride this method if you want to show custom controls in the preview header.
RenderStaticPreviewOverride this method if you want to render a static preview.
RepaintRepaint any inspectors that shows this editor.
RequiresConstantRepaintDoes this edit require to be repainted constantly in its current state?
UseDefaultMarginsOverride this method in subclasses to return false if you don't want default margins.
GetInstanceIDReturns the instance id of the object.
ToStringReturns the name of the GameObject.

Protected Methods

ShouldHideOpenButtonReturns the visibility setting of the "open" button in the Inspector.

Static Methods

CreateCachedEditorOn return previousEditor is an editor for targetObject or targetObjects. The function either returns if the editor is already tracking the objects, or Destroys the previous editor and creates a new one.
CreateCachedEditorWithContextCreates a cached editor using a context object.
CreateEditorMake a custom editor for targetObject or targetObjects.
CreateEditorWithContextMake a custom editor for targetObject or targetObjects with a context object.
DestroyRemoves a gameobject, component or asset.
DestroyImmediateDestroys the object obj immediately. You are strongly recommended to use Destroy instead.
DontDestroyOnLoadDo not destroy the target Object when loading a new Scene.
FindObjectOfTypeReturns the first active loaded object of Type type.
FindObjectsOfTypeReturns a list of all active loaded objects of Type type.
InstantiateClones the object original and returns the clone.
CreateInstanceCreates an instance of a scriptable object.


boolDoes the object exist?
operator !=Compares if two objects refer to a different object.
operator ==Compares two object references to see if they refer to the same object.


OnSceneGUIEnables the Editor to handle an event in the Scene view.
OnDestroyThis function is called when the scriptable object will be destroyed.


finishedDefaultHeaderGUIAn event raised while drawing the header of the Inspector window, after the default header items have been drawn.