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I started working on a Twine game forever ago in Harlowe 1.2.4, and when I picked it back up, I tried to change the story format to Harlowe 2.1.0. However, when I tried, I found that I got a ton of errors. The code:

[[Guns-> db_spec_guns]]

Resulted in an error: "There isn't a temp variable named _spec_guns in this place.►"

My guess is that it doesn't like that I'm using underscores, since Harlowe now uses underscores for temp variables.

I use underscores as part of both my passage names (db_spec_guns) and my variables ($brief_3a_done).

Can anyone suggest a way to let me still use Harlowe 2.1.0, or should I just go back to 1.2.4?

(I've tried a global search and replace to change the underscores everywhere into something nonobjectionable, but it broke all the passage names and made the file unusable.)

Thanks!

-Amber

 

 

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The _ symbol is used for emphasized text. This might be the reason for it being broke. Here's a link to a question similar on the old forums.

 

https://twinery.org/forum/discussion/2420/harlowe-bug-broken-links-to-passages-with-underscores
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