0

I'm trying to setblock a command block with variable data in it. I want to make a variable sized array with an armor stand, and read a custom tag at a variable position. This position should be stored in a scoreboard as well.

Further information:

  • Minecraft version 1.13.2
  • Singleplayer mode

I've already tried this command:

/setblock ~ ~2 ~ minecraft:command_block{Command:{"text":"execute store result score posN replay run data get entity highfrequent Pos["},{"score":{"name":"#this","objective":"replay"}},{"text":"]"}} replace

But it doesn't work. It couldn't place the block, and I think I did something wrong with the JSON syntax.

My objective is to have an array which I can read at a variable position.

If anybody has an idea of how to do this, I would be glad to hear it.

  • What's the actual error? Hard for us to help you if you don't give us all the information. – MBraedley Jul 8 '19 at 17:04
  • Even if command blocks allowed JSON as their command, you forgot the quotation marks and square brackets around it. – Fabian Röling Jul 8 '19 at 18:32
  • It seems to me the title and your 'objective' (which I realize was constructed as an edit) do not really overlap a lot: could you rewrite the title to cover the goal of your question? – Joachim Jul 27 '19 at 6:50
1

The command inside a command block is a regular string, not a JSON component. Since there's also no way to convert a JSON component into a normal string, you can't use it as the command inside a command block.

  • What did you actually want to do with that? Maybe there's still a way to do what you want, but not with variable command blocks. – Fabian Röling Jul 8 '19 at 18:39
  • I try to make an array which I am able to read at an variable position. – commanderguy3001 Jul 9 '19 at 16:03
  • So you mean just like the arrays in NBT? You can already do that, items allow arbitrary data in their tag NBT tag. – Fabian Röling Jul 10 '19 at 1:48

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.