End of line comma error ???

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End of line comma error ???

#1 Post by gamajorbatistan » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:47 pm

Why do I get an error for this bit of code?? I'm starting to question my sanity here.

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    image happy_anim lip sync:
        "char/Elsa/face01.png"
        $ RNG = renpy.random.randint(4,6)*1
        if RNG <= 20:
            pause 0.2
        else:
            pause renpy.random.randint(3,6)    
        "char/Elsa/face02.png"
        pause 0.2
        repeat
This is the error message:

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File "game/script.rpy", line 208: expected 'comma or end of line' not found.
    $ RNG = renpy.random.randint(4,6)*1

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Re: End of line comma error ???

#2 Post by Remix » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:06 pm

ATL cannot assign a value to a variable, so the $ rng = line is invalid
ATL also does not support conditionals like you have written ( if ... else )
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Re: End of line comma error ???

#3 Post by gamajorbatistan » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:19 pm

Remix wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:06 pm
ATL cannot assign a value to a variable, so the $ rng = line is invalid
ATL also does not support conditionals like you have written ( if ... else )
Oh. Wow, I was completely unaware I was in ATL. Well that's a real bummer. The limitations of RenPy are so saddening tbh. Guess I can't randomize things like eye blinking then.

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Re: End of line comma error ???

#4 Post by kivik » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:02 am

You can use the choice property: https://www.renpy.org/doc/html/atl.html ... -statement

Have different pause values in each choice, then it'll be randomised.

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Re: End of line comma error ???

#5 Post by Remix » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:04 am

You can use the:

pause renpy.random.random()

part, just not assigned to a variable or inside if..else

Suggest:

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"no_blink.png"
pause renpy.random.random() * 5 + 2
"blink.png"
pause 0.2

# or even

choice:
    pause 2.2
choice:
    pause 3.1
choice:
    pause 3.6
"blink.png"
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Re: End of line comma error ???

#6 Post by kivik » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:31 am

Remix wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:04 am
You can use the:

pause renpy.random.random()

part, just not assigned to a variable or inside if..else

Suggest:

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"no_blink.png"
pause renpy.random.random() * 5 + 2
"blink.png"
pause 0.2

Doesn't that get set at image init, and thus not get randomised as you play the game? I remember that being the issue about a year or 2 ago so I don't know if it's still the case?

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Re: End of line comma error ???

#7 Post by Remix » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:25 am

kivik wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:31 am
Doesn't that get set at image init, and thus not get randomised as you play the game? I remember that being the issue about a year or 2 ago so I don't know if it's still the case?
You are probably right... I didn't test it at all.

Personally I tend toward doing mine as DynamicDisplayables to have a bit more control over the progression of image frames.
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Re: End of line comma error ???

#8 Post by gamajorbatistan » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:51 pm

Oh sweet, thanks for the lovely feedback input and ideas. I think dynamic displayables is something I'll want to have a closer look at!

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