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# A text in a sign wont show the username of the player looking at it How do i fix this?

Edited 3 days ago

I made a script in a sign with a textlabel and put the script in it containing this:

local name = game.Players.LocalPlayer.Name

script.Parent.Text = ("Thanks to "..name.." for playing the game!")


but I keep getting the error : Workspace.Spawn.Sign.Text.SurfaceGui.TextLabel.Script:1: attempt to index nil with 'Name'

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I put this in a regular script not a local script if anyone needs to know TheForgottenScript 2 — 3d

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The problem is that you are not using a local script. LocalPlayer can only be accessed in a local script. You will have to go about this in another way. I'm not sure how you are going to choose whos name you want to display, but here is a script that will display the name of the most recent player to join:

game.Players.PlayerAdded:Connect(function(plr)
script.Parent.Text = ("Thanks to ".. plr.Name.. " for playing the game!")
end)


Hope that helped, if you want it to work differently leave a comment and I'll see what I can do.

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thanks so much! TheForgottenScript 2 — 3d