Solved setDisplayName() not working

Discussion in 'Plugin Development' started by HawKyre, Jun 14, 2019.

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    HawKyre

    Hey there, I'm trying to make a little program for which I need to get the display name of an ItemStack.
    I tried doing the following, but the get method send a blank string to the console.
    Code:
    item.getItemMeta().setDisplayName("The beginner's axe");
           
    Bukkit.getConsoleSender().sendMessage( ChatColor.RED + item.getItemMeta().getDisplayName() );
    This is obviously not the functionality that I want in my program, but I think it's a better way of presenting the problem. Any help on this? I can't really see why that wouldn't work...
     
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    timtower Ninja on the waves Moderator

    @HawKyre Get the ItemMeta.
    Apply the display name.
    Set the ItemMeta to the ItemStack again
     
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    HawKyre

    Oh, so the ItemMeta isn't settable attribute by attribute? Why is that?

    It works, so thanks a lot ^^
     
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    timtower Ninja on the waves Moderator

    Believe that getItemMeta() returns a copy.
     
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    KarimAKL

    Code:Java
    1. @Nullable
    2. public ItemMeta getItemMeta() {
    3. return this.meta == null ? Bukkit.getItemFactory().getItemMeta(this.type) : this.meta.clone();
    4. }

    Yeah, it returns a clone.
     
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    HawKyre

    Oh, thanks guys ^^
     
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