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Why can't I access LocalPlayer at runtime in a starterGui script, but I can in the console at runtime?

In StartGui -> ScreenGui -> TextLabel -> Banner (a script) I've got ...
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Error in DataStore2

I'm trying to make a clicker type game in roblox, although im pretty new to datastore2. I know how to use datastore but after getting just a :SetAsync() a few times a minute is too much for it as most ...
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How to connect a GUI button to function?

I am developing a new Roblox game where you can setup and control you're own virtual machine using SurfaceGUIs on a modeled screen. I am trying to make a confirmation GUI where if you click YES, then ...
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How come non creatable/destroyable Roblox instances have :Destroy() :Clone() etc?

Roblox has many types of instances. But services and other NonCreatable Instances (ReplicatedStorage, Workspace, etc.) still have methods for creating or destroying. Why? Why do they have :Destroy() ...
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How would I read the string in this way?

Im working on a script building game, I have the executor etc done. However, I have one problem. To spawn a test dummy, you say pse/d You can spawn no more than one dummy, how would I make it so if ...
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Where can I find the Roblox Material/Terrain textures?

The textures shown in this image: Where can I find them? I am making a Roblox game, it's a terrain based mining game, and I want to add an inventory. Where can I find the textures for the terrain to ...
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How do I fill a region in Roblox?

I try this: workspace.Terrain:FillRegion(Region3.new(Vector3.new(2048, -256, 2048), Vector3.new(-2048, -512, -2048)):ExpandToGrid(4), 4, Enum.Material.Basalt) I ...
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Does indexing arrays with temporary objects leak memory?

For example, if I have something like this: ...
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When PlayerRemoving event is fired, for loop does not work properly

while I was implementing the Backback save feature in my Roblox Game (using game.Players.PlayerRemoving:Connect(), I found that when I used a loop of any form (<...
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How to get the number of terrain cells of each material in a sphere area?

I know the function workspace.Terrain:FillBall(Position, Radius, Enum.Material.Air) shall delete all the terrain in the Radius sized ball at Position, but, how can ...
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Are minecraft LANS and servers Filtering Enabled? [closed]

Non-filtering enabled means any given client can make changes and the server will replicate them. This is faster but opens doors for hackers and exploiters. Filtering enabled means the client provides ...
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How to make the character dash forward in Roblox?

In my game I want to make a skill in a tool to dash forward for a specific range and if the character came in contact with a humanoid during the dash, it stops right on contact and stops the other ...
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How to make a smooth projectile in roblox?

I am trying to make a projectile (Energy ball) for my game. I am using body velocities, but the issue is is that it seems laggy. I shoot it then half a second through flight it seems to stop in mid ...
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Why is the button's code not running?

My script for a slot machine isn't working. When the button in the Bilboard GUI is clicked, the below dosen't run. I am new to scripting and this is mostly based on wiki/stack exchange/ Dev page info. ...
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How do I change a game's description in Roblox?

In the Roblox documentation for basic place settings, it mentions how you can change the name and description of your game: Once on this page, you can change the Name and Description by editing the ...
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How do I get the player's position in Roblox Studio?

In Roblox Studio, I have this code in a script file: ...
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Does playing sound effects have to be filtering enabled?

In roblox I made a sword that plays the unsheath sound when equipped. This works by using a local script tell a server script to play it when equipped. I made a whole new remote event in replicated ...
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Getting looping music to work in Roblox Studio

I've been trying for a few days now to get my background music to work on one of my Roblox places, but every time I get the error: 13:50:23.806 - Players.PungentZeus0.PlayerGui.bgmusic:21: attempt to ...
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Roblox, custom chat filter

So, I would like to add my own chat filter to my game, how would I do this? eg: Player says: "DIE" Goes through chat filter and comes out as: "###" or any other string I specify.
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Can you use other gamepass ids on your own Roblox game?

I'm creating a game on Roblox and I need to know if I can use other user's gamepass ids. And if I can will they work?
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Is it possible to have a fixed camera without a CameraSubject?

I have created a very simple script to set up a fixed camera with no subject. In other words, I want a camera in a static position looking down at the world (a top-down style camera that doesn't ...
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Roblox script: Can't get “IntValue”?

I am new to Roblox scripting (Lua apparently) and was fiddling with a function that is called when one Part (dubbed the "Sender") is touched by another Part, which is actually a tool with a Part ...
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How to fix my camera angle in ROBLOX?

I am trying to make my own camera in ROBLOX. Here's my problem, I am using an inverse function to make the camera look nice and smooth but it only works on the x axis in the positive side. Here's an ...
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Accessing motor object of a surface motor

I would like to make a door closer for a door. The door should open normally, but when the person passes through close slowly. I've made an standard door on hinges, but then made one of them a motor ...
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In ROBLOX, how can I check what is in front of me?

In ROBLOX Studio I need to check what part is in front of the model Freddy. I need to set the variable called thingInFront to ...
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NLua - How to implement Roblox like function security?

Roblox uses Normal Identities, basicly they assign a lua block/object to a certain number. They use 2 for Scripts and LocalScripts, which can only use non-secured functions, while the command bar can ...