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Instrument tool (?) broken

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One of my files has seemingly broken. Double clicking on an lighting symbol in the resource manager doesn't activate the lighting instrument tool anymore and only adds the symbol. If I convert the symbol to an instrument it makes it a generic 'light' with no information. Similarly if I manually use the lighting instrument tool I get generic 'light' info.

 

None of this happens with a new file as far as I can tell.

 

Any ideas what is going on here?

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What has probably happened is that the Light Info record has been deleted from your file. It is the presence of this record attached to your lighting instrument symbols that enables the double-click functionality.

 

if you reimport the instrument symbols from where you got them, then hopefully the light info record will be restored.

 

come back if you need any more help....

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