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Trying to use Change To, but can't select a component variant

Looking for a Figma interactive components expert. I have an issue with trying to change a component to a variant using “Change To” function. Appreciate any help or tips on how to make it happen!
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Hi @Aygyun_Gyul, your file contains only 4 variants. Pay attention to the layer icon (filled diamond). Component instances that are in variants are variant elements. For you to be able to select any button, you need each button to be an variant.

Please see the Help Center article to find out more.

@tank666, hmm, I’ll take a look, but I’m not sure if I understand. I was building my buttons using this example of interactive radio buttons. I’m basically trying to recreate the same behavior, so I used the same structure for variants. And yet, mine doesn’t work, while the radio buttons do: Figma - Interactive radio button group | Here is a quick example of how you can create an interactive radio button group component. If yo...

Thank you for the clarification. That is, do you want your buttons to work like Radio buttons? Could you record a video of what happens after you select “Variant2”?

@tank666, please see recording below. Basically I just can’t select Variant2 or any other Variant.

Thanks for the answer! It looks like this is a bug. Please submit a bug report to support and attach this video, a link to the file, and any additional information.