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Global String - Unable to convert to integer

Hi,

I have set global strings using DnD many times but GML keeps throwing an error message when the game is running.

this is the line:
global.test_rear = "White_Rear";

Gives error:
Unable to convert string "White_Rear" to integer
 

FrostyCat

Member
It's probably because White_Rear is a resource ID (e.g. a sprite or object ID), and the only way that works is without quotes or with asset_get_index().

In my world, resource IDs are not strings, and nobody should treat them like one.
 
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