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A user gets an error "Failed to import package with error: Cannot import package in play mode." when tries to import TMP essentials, examples or extras



*Steps to reproduce:*
# Create a project with 6000.0.7f1;
# In the "Hierarchy" window make a right mouse click and select UI;
# Select "Text - TextmeshPro"
# Click" Import TPM Essentials;
# Go to "Play" mode;
# Go to menu Window -> TextMeshPro and select any import option;
# Observe the Console.

*Actual results:* The user gets error in the Console:

Failed to import package with error: Cannot import package in play mode.
UnityEditor.AssetDatabase:ImportPackage (string,bool)
TMPro.TMP_PackageUtilities:ImportEssentialResources () (at ./Library/PackageCache/com.unity.ugui/Editor/TMP/TMP_PackageUtilities.cs:1078)
TMPro.TMP_PackageUtilities:ImportProjectResourcesMenu () (at ./Library/PackageCache/com.unity.ugui/Editor/TMP/TMP_PackageUtilities.cs:1030)

A screenshot is added below in the "Attachments" section.

*Expected results:* Import menu options should be disabled. A user should be allowed to execute a function if it is not possible.

*Reproducible with versions:* 6000.0.7f1

*Not reproducible with versions:* -

*Can’t test with versions:* -

*Tested on (OS):* macOS, Sonoma 14.5

  1. Resolution Note:

    Only high user pain bugs will be addressed. This does not affect users workflow.

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