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# Prevent a Connect function from running several times?

wait ()
while true do
wait ()
script.Parent.InputBox.InputEnded:Connect(function ()
print (script.Parent.InputBox.Text)
script.Parent.InputBox.Text = ""
end)
end


How whould you prevent this script from running 200 times?

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Maybe don't wrap it in a while loop User#19524 170 — 2y
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Good idea xD MageMasterHD 256 — 2y
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^ User#21908 42 — 2y
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Once you figure out the loop part of the issue, if you still don't want the function to be called as often look into debouncing. User#21908 42 — 2y

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Leamir 2963
2 years ago
Edited 2 years ago

Hello, MageMasterHD!

To make that, do the following:

1 - Remove the While Loop

Edited Script

wait ()
local deb = false --Debounce variable
script.Parent.InputBox.InputEnded:Connect(function () --This is a event, no loops needed =D
if (not deb) then --Test for debounce(prevent running several time)
deb = true --sets debounce to true
print (script.Parent.InputBox.Text)
script.Parent.InputBox.Text = ""
wait(5) --Debounce Time
deb = false --sets debounce to false
end
end)



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you don't need a debounce at all User#22604 1 — 2y
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@gewehrreben I Know, but its good for somone that added a event on a While Loop Leamir 2963 — 2y
0
2 years ago

I do believe there is a way to disconnect functions. I do not know much about this but I do think it works. Correct me if I am wrong.

    wait ()
while true do
wait ()
clicked =  script.Parent.InputBox.InputEnded:Connect(function (
print (script.Parent.InputBox.Text)
script.Parent.InputBox.Text = ""
clicked:disconnect()
end)
end


Try it and it might work but I am not 0 sure I posted this answer so that if it did work then it would help you.

Hope it works!

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Why not just remove the loop? Leamir 2963 — 2y
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Also why is clicked a global variable User#19524 170 — 2y
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I said it might not work -_- now I got like no reputation. iladoga 129 — 2y