Import option for Material if material with same name exists


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I noticed there is only two available options when importing new assets :

  • Take From Assets — use existing materials (if any).
  • Overwrite Assets — overwrite existing materials (if any)

This means that if two different assets have different materials with the same names (which happens often if assets come from different sources) I can't use both. I  would like to have an option that automatically rename the new material (adding a (1) at the end of the material for example). Am I missing something ?

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Right now there is no automatic new materials creation on import. We do have internal task regarding automatic prefix generation (based on the filename), that should in theory solve this issue as well.

I will try to raise a priority for it, but more likely it would not appear in 2.13 update.

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