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This arrow let's you cheat the game by going back a frame and refreshing the (random:) and (either:) rolls. I want to get rid of this nuisance, but can't figure out how...

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If you use your web-browser's built-in Web Developer tools to Inspect that area of the Harlowe sidebar you will learn that the HTML used looks something like the following.

	<tw-icon tabindex="0" class="undo" title="Undo">↶</tw-icon>
	<tw-icon tabindex="0" class="redo" title="Redo" style="visibility: hidden;">↷</tw-icon>

You can use CSS within your Story Stylesheet area to target the tw-sidebar element and to change that element's display property to none.

tw-sidebar {
	display: none;


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I'll try that, thanks


Will I have to do that to every passage, or just the starting passage?
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Will I have to do that to every passage, or just the starting passage?

Placing that CSS in your story's Story Stylesheet area will effect every Passage shown to the Reader.

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Thank you for your answer, greyelf. That's definitely effective.

Is there a way to disable the undo button only in select passages? I'm in Twine 2.0.11 using Harlowe and I would like to disable the back button for every passage except for one. Apologies if you've answered this elsewhere, I haven't been able to find a solution for this specific issue.
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The (undo:) docs suggest that you can (in a header-tagged passage) use the following to clear the sidebar:

(replace: ?Sidebar)[]

So you should be able to use that conditionally?

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