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Can’t set hyperlink to instance node through plugin API

On Figma UI, it’s easy to set a hyperlink to an instance node by right click “Copy/Paste as“ > “Copy link“. However, I got an error when doing the same thing through plugin API.

The document only says “the (target) node cannot be a sublayer of an instance”. But how about target to that exact instance?

I’m wondering why they are inconsistent. Is there any concern behind?

Does anyone know the answer or the mechanics behind? :neutral_face: Or any Figma employee has been looking into this?