Cannot name sprite the same as deleted sprite

first you can’t name a sprite the same thing as a deleted sprite. if you name a square “Circle” and delete that square, you can’t take out another sprite and name it “Circle”
this could be intended though, so might just be a useless topic

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disregard that idk what I meant to say

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Just go off of the editor and back on, then you can.

I don’t know if this problem really deserves an entire topic.

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Have this bug too.

It’s probably caused by you deleting the object from the editor, but not from Hopscotch’s memory.

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Deletes happen when you re-enter the project, so you can name it to the same thing after you come back. (That’s the “unpacking code” process) This has been around for a really long time now but needs to be fixed.

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This is one of the glitches Hopscotch has that you have to deal with, sadly.

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yes when i make games sometimes theres a blank screen on my play area, so i have to go out the project and then re-enter it. its quite annoying.

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I have never encountered this before.

Strange.

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really? because it happened to guardians of earth and my new game ocean divers (thats out tommorow btw)

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Its really annoying, because people with Atelophobia will be, you know!
(Atelophobia is a type of phobia of imperfection / afraid of imperfections)

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Bump #9999

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What kind of device are you using?: iOS

1 sentence description of the problem (I was doing _________, and then __________ happened): I was trying to use the same name to another object after the previous one was deleted and I couldn’t.

Steps that the Hopscotch team can take to reproduce my problem every time:

  1. Name an object
  2. Delete that object
  3. Try to use the same name on another object
    ….

I expected this to happen: The object would take the name

But instead this happened: The editor said the name was taken

Here’s a sweet screenshot: N/A

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Yeah, I’ve noticed this but haven’t really thought it to be a bug. I’m pretty sure that this was intentional, although it is annoying whenever this happens.

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I thought it was intentional too,
Until it started getting annoying

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Here’s how to recreate the bug.

Step one - create an object and name it something (for example, “test”)

Step two - delete that object

Step three - make another object and name it what you named the other object (in this case, “test”)

Step four - realize you can’t name it that even though there is no other object named (you can’t name the new object “test”)

Exiting out of the project and going back in fixes this.

  • I’ve experienced this
  • Doesn’t happen to me

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@SpiderGroup

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thpl made a topic like this a few hours ago, then it was merged to an older topic

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Really? Huh

@Leaders merge/clive

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Yeah, this has been around for longer than I remember. If you exit the draft and re-enter it, it should have fixed it.

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if you can find a link to the earlier one - sure!

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