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Unreal Development Kit Beginner’s Guide by Richard J. Moore

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Point lights

  1. Placing a point light is easy—right-click on a surface and choose Add Actor | Add Light (Point) or just hold down the l key (for light) and click on a surface. A point light will appear. Go into Lit mode, press F4 to bring up the light's properties, and then open up the Light category and the LightComponent subcategory.
    Point lights

    There are some pretty cool controls here, if you know how to look for them. For instance, if you want to change the brightness of the light, you can type in a new number in place of 1.000000. Or, if you hold the mouse between the two black arrows on the right, you'll see it change to a double-arrow icon. Click-and-drag ...

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