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# "Script:5: attempt to index nil with 'WaitForChild' ?

hot_spi 20
14 days ago
Edited 14 days ago

i tried to make a script where if you touch the part you'll have +50 cash and get teleported back where you started. But when i tested it out it says"Script:5: attempt to index nil with 'WaitForChild' ".Here's the script:

local TPpart = script.Parent

TPpart.Touched:Connect(function(h)
local player = game.Players.LocalPlayer
Cash.Value = Cash.Value + 50
local humanoid = h.Parent:FindFirstChild("Humanoid")
if humanoid ~= nil then
h.Parent.HumanRootPart.CFrame = CFrame.new(script.Parent["TeleportPart"].Position)
end

end)


It would be really nice for someone to explain why this happened and how to fix it :D

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first of all, the way you defined the player is incorrect. you can not get the localplayer from a server script. the second thing i noticed is that you wrote "HumanRootPart" instead of "HumanoidRootPart" (Line 9) LennyPlayzYT 272 — 14d

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Edited 14 days ago

Hello hot_spi!

script.Parent.Touched:Connect(function(hit)
local player = game.Players:GetPlayerFromCharacter(hit.Parent)
player.Character:SetPrimaryPartCFrame(CFrame.new(script.Parent.TeleportPart.Position))
end)


Hope I helped, LennyPlayzYT.

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*also for some reason on my computer at least, the end brackets do not show for some weird reason (talking about line 4). if this is happening to you as well, hover over the script and click on view source, then the whole code should be there. LennyPlayzYT 272 — 14d
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OMG THANKYOU! i had to add another ".Parent" for it to work tho hot_spi 20 — 14d
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Great! LennyPlayzYT 272 — 14d