Variable editor keeps reverting back to plain text type

I’m using the full page variable editor and I’m trying store a JSON object in the variable. But, every time I edit the variable, it reverts back to plain text. It would be nice to have the editor maintain that and may provide some smart formatting when it knows the type of text being put in. I’m currently using 2018.9.9.

Hi Christopher,

Thanks for getting in touch! I’m sorry to hear you’re hitting this unexpected behavior with the variable editor. It looks like you’re getting bitten by a known bug, and you can track its progress at the following link.

I’ve linked this thread to that issue for further context. Thanks for reporting this, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any further questions or concerns moving forward. :slight_smile:

Best regards,


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