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New or Copied Character Name Will Not Save

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Hi folks, I'm suddenly having an issue with new or copied character names.  Roll20 will not save them.  I will illustrate my issue with screen shots. 1. This is the map.  It's a rough map of Europe in 1803 and I am using it for my friends on my side to keep track of where our units are in a campaign against a bunch of other friends playing Mr Bonaparte and his allies.  Another fellow runs the campaign on a printed map with pins at his place - we send him our moves and he figures out where there are battles and we play table top wargames to determine the outcome.  I created this in February/March so our side had a reasonable way to discuss things - the other players are spread across Canada and the actual games are played here where a few of us live. 2. I'm going to click the add button and create a new character which I want to add for Sweden.  The screen shot below shows a new character displayed in the journal tab and the completed character I have named "Swedish Light Cavalry": 3. However, when I click Save, you can see the new character in the journal tab retains the auto-generated name.  The character screen still shows "Swedish Light Cavalry": 4. I thought closing the character screen dialog might refresh the character name in the journal tab, but no such luck: 5. Re-opening the character, one sees that the "Swedish Light Cavalry" has not been saved: 6. I can edit it ad nauseum to no effect.  The very same thing happens if I open an existing character and duplicate it.  Changing "Copy of Kingdom of Naples Light Cavalry" to "Swedish Light Cavalry" does not work either. 7. This is new to me.  I last added new characters in late March/early April.  My standard approach to add characters (units) to a new country was to duplicate one of a number of generic unit types, change the name, then add a tint to the token default.  All of that works, except the name change. 8. If anyone has any suggestions or can let me know if this is a known bug, please let me know. :)  Sweden has just contacted us and offered its forces in the struggle against Napoleon and I'd like to add their units to the mix. :) Our orders are due come Sunday! Thanks in advance and all the best, -- Tim
After Editing the name, try Pressing ENTER. And after that, close the sheet.
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TheMarkus1204 said: After Editing the name, try Pressing ENTER. And after that, close the sheet. Thanks Markus, but this does not work.
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Oh jeez.  It was an API copied from another game that stopped the name change.  Good grief what an idiot I am and what a load of wasted time.  Apologies
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Kraynic
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What api does that (so I can be sure to avoid it)?
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Kraynic said: What api does that (so I can be sure to avoid it)? You don't need to worry, it's one of my custom API scripts from another wargames campaign manager I have on the go that makes sure players cannot change standard characters or "units" accidentally.  It sends a notice to the chat tab, but the idiot I was, I did not notice it yesterday. :(
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Kraynic
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Ah, totally makes sense to have something to lock down names in that context.