Import from file - JavaScript is required

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asked Apr 16 by Chained Dreamer (130 points)
retagged Apr 16 by Chained Dreamer
I just started using Twine so please excuse me if my question seems stupid.

Every time I go to import a story from a file a black box appears in the file viewer window with this text.

"JavaScript is required. Please enable it to continue."

The most I've done so far is create a few test storys to check how the saving system works (since you get explicitly warned to be careful about that), and I never changed anything about the Javascript part of these.

What does that message mean exactly? Where does it want me to enable JavaScript? (It's enabled in ALL my browsers) Do I have to worry about my files disappearing once I actually start using JavaScript? Or is it just a general precautionary message?

Edit: Notably, all my test stories are imported without errors despite of this.

I'm using Twine version 2.2.1 on WIndows 7.

Thank you for your time and help.

1 Answer

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answered 2 days ago by Akjosch (5,630 points)
There's not enough information to go by, really, and I certainly never had the problem, but you can try debugging it further yourself. Twine (on Windows at least) runs inside a browser - Chrome for me. After opening the tool, open the developer tools (F12) and there the console tab. Continue trying to import whatever story creates the problem and see what appears in the console. With some luck, you might be able to find out the source, or at least have enough information for others to debug the problem.
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