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Cursor  Item Function returns object name as 'nothing'

Issue Type: Status: Priority: Date Submitted: Votes:
Bug Completed Medium Wed 10th Feb 2016 5 votes Vote Up Vote Down
 
Found in version: Last Updated: Completed in version: Date Completed: Track Changes:
5.0.34.1 Thu 31st Mar 2016 5.0.35 Thu 31st Mar 2016 Log In
 
ElliotMWed 10th Feb 2016 08:55
I tried to get the name of an object out of a custom object property for a location and get the word 'nothing' instead of the object name.

%Player%.Location.Primfeat.Name

If I remove .Name I can successfully get the object key to display, but adding .Name after it results in the word 'nothing' instead of the object name.
 
ElliotMWed 10th Feb 2016 08:56
Discussion thread: http://forum.adrift.co/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=11396
 
saabieThu 11th Feb 2016 00:37
This problem occurs for every item function applied to an object property.
ie. LocationKey.ObjectProperty.Noun
(I hav'n't tested character or location properties)

WORKAROUND
Create a user function that has an Object reference called "object" and which contains "%object%.Name" or whatever item function you want.
Use this function whenever you want to use that function with an object returned by an object property. eg:
%ObjName[ItemKey.ObjectProperty]%
 
CampbellThu 31st Mar 2016 23:02
Fixed.
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