Cannot create a Global Label in 5.99

Dear KiCAD Community,

I am for some reason unable to create a global label in a KiCAD schema. I tested it with new files and files imported from 5.1.9 .

If I already have a global label somewhere in the schema (imported from 5.1.9), I can duplicate it, change it, delete it … but no creating new labels with the image or “Ctrl-H” Function.

Am I missing something here ?

My Kicad version:
Application: KiCad Schematic Editor

Version: (5.99.0-9276-gf1039dfb94), release build

Libraries:
	wxWidgets 3.1.4
	libcurl/7.74.0-DEV Schannel zlib/1.2.11

Platform: Windows 10 (build 19042), 64-bit edition, 64 bit, Little endian, wxMSW

Build Info:
	Date: Feb 22 2021 00:16:29
	wxWidgets: 3.1.4 (wchar_t,STL containers)
	Boost: 1.75.0
	OCC: 7.5.0
	Curl: 7.74.0-DEV
	ngspice: 34
	Compiler: Visual C++ 1928 without C++ ABI

Build settings:
	KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_PYTHON3=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON_PHOENIX=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU=ON
	KICAD_USE_OCC=ON
	KICAD_SPICE=ON
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There was a big bug in yesterday’s nightly that affected placing components. It was fixed today.

if that’s what you’re seeing it should be fixed in tomorrow’s nightly. See https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/issues/7651

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Downloaded the latest (version after mine) - Global labels do work now. Thank you for your insight @gkeeth!

Mea culpa. I borked this but good yesterday.

(A couple more fixes went in today.)

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