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Fixed in 2021.2.X

Votes

1

Found in

2018.4

2019.4

2019.4.15f1

2020.2

2020.3

2021.1

2021.2

Issue ID

1319708

Regression

No

ArgumentNullException gets thrown when changing the base class to MonoBehaviour of a Script that is attached to a State

Animation

-

How to reproduce:
1. Open the attached '1319708.zip' project
2. In the Project window double-click on the Test Animator Controller
3. In the Animator window select the 'A' State
4. Observe the Inspector
5. Open Assets > DummyScript.cs
6. Change the base from 'StateMachineBehaviour' to 'MonoBehaviour'
7. Save the Script
8. Switch back to the Unity Editor
9. Select the 'A' State
10. Observe the Inspector

Expected result: The 'Add Behaviour' button is displayed in the Inspector, no visible errors present
Actual result: The 'Add Behaviour' button and the 'DummyScript' component are not displayed in the Inspector, multiple ArgumentNullException errors appear in the Console

Reproducible with: 2018.4.32f1, 2019.4.22f1, 2020.2.7f1, 2020.3.0f1, 2021.1.0b11, 2021.2.0a8

Notes:
- The following error gets thrown in the Console:
ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null.
Parameter name: componentOrGameObject
- The issue doesn't reproduce when changing the base class to 'ScriptableObject'

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note (fix version 2021.2):

    Fixed in 2021.2.0a15

Comments (2)

  1. 077e51024492f8555bdcfd988d364832?d=mm

    Matt_Raph

    Mar 31, 2021 12:56

    Also note: you can still interact with the state, you just can't see it

  2. 077e51024492f8555bdcfd988d364832?d=mm

    Matt_Raph

    Mar 17, 2021 11:21

    It feels so good to contribute something.

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