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Fixed in 2020.1

Fixed in 2018.4, 2019.3

Votes

4

Found in

2018.4.15f1

2019.2

Issue ID

1215975

Regression

Yes

AssetDatabase.SaveAssets() throws an Exception "The specified path is not of a legal form (empty)" while in Play mode

Scripting

-

How to reproduce:
1. Open the attached SaveAssetsCrash.zip
2. Enter the Play mode
3. Open "SaveAssetsCrash" window under Test/SaveAssetsCrash
4. From the Projects window/Assets drag "TestPrefab" to the object field int the SaveAssetsCrash window
5. Press "Call AssetDatabase.SaveAssets()" button

Actual: ArgumentException: The specified path is not of a legal form (empty). (see the full exception in the Edit section)

Reproducible with: 2018.4.15f1, 2018.4.17f1, 2019.2.19f1

Not reproducible with: 2017.4.36f1, 2018.4.14f1

Regressed in: 2018.4.15f1

Notes: on 2019.3 and 2020.1 versions the exception is not thrown, but the SaveAssetsCrash window is reset (see the Reset.mov attached in the Edit section)

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