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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-136484

Game crash when placing sign with character that doesn't fit on a sign

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.13.1, Minecraft 1.14.2 Pre-Release 4
    • Fix Version/s: None
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    • Confirmation Status:
      Community Consensus
    • Category:
      Crash

      Description

      How to reproduce

      1. Apply the attached resource pack 'Crash.zip'
      2. Create a new world
      3. Run command: 
        /setblock ~ ~ ~ minecraft:sign{Text1:"{\"text\":\"M\"}"}
      4. Your game should crash

      Why does it happend (my idea)

      Text in Minecraft signs is limited by character width (max. 15 'M' characters in one line)
      Even if you try

      /setblock ~ ~ ~ minecraft:sign{Text1:"{\"text\":\"MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM\"}"}

      There will be only 15 M characters on the sign.
      These extra characters are still stored in the sing (can be seen with /data get block <coordinates>).

      My resource pack 'Crash.zip' makes the M character 100 px long.
      If you try to write this character in a sign, it doesn't work, nothing happens.

      But when you "force" it into a sign with /setblock , the game tries to hide characters that don't fit into a sign, fails doing this and crashes.

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              Susko3 Susko3
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