Spotting error when trying to preview?

Hey there. For the past few days when i have been trying to spot my character a square box goes around them. Im able to move them to the spot that i want them but when its time to save and preview an error message comes up and will not let me preview it unless i exit back out my story and preview it that way. This only happens when trying to spot my character.


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Would you mind taking a screenshot of this?

I think it actually is a bug, because I’m having the same issue when changing spot directions and re-previewing the script.

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Have you try previewing it on the app to make sure? If anything, you could try submitting a ticket :thinking:

You can still see it on the app. Its just that you have to keep exiting out and come back in to the script every time and will not allow you to preview it on the computer unless you reload the entire script. I will post a screenshot.


Blue line to the error message and the square box around the character to try to spot him

I have the same issue, and more :sob:

Yeah now the app isn’t playing my story correctly

Hey, here’s a template

So... what's your name?

label first_name_input
input What’s Your First Name?|What’s Your First Name?|Done(NAME)
if (NAME is “”) {
You do need a name.
goto first_name_input
} else {

Thank you :slightly_smiling_face:

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