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Troubleshooting importing HTML content into Sanity using @sanity/block-tools

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Last updated: Jul 23, 2021
Hi all, I’m new to sanity. Trying to import some existing blog content (in HTML) into sanity using
. I have found a great blog post about how you can use the CLI for this.I’m trying to reference the
type to convert my HTML to in my script. But I just cannot figure out what’s going wrong when running the tooling. Just this simple script:
// script/blog-migration.js

import mySchema from "../../schemas/schema";

const article = { contentHtml: "<p>test</p>" }

const blockContentType = defaultSchema.get("portableText");
const blocks = blockTools.htmlToBlocks(
Fails with the following error when running `npx sanity exec script/blog-migration.js`:

        : id, operators_2.shareReplay({ refCount: true }), operators_2.takeUntil(rxjs_1.fromEvent(window, 'beforeunload'))));

ReferenceError: window is not defined
    at fromUrl (/Users/tolgapaksoy/Projects/sanity-project-1/studio/node_modules/@sanity/bifur-client/dist/cjs/index.js:97:99)
    at fromSanityClient (/Users/tolgapaksoy/Projects/sanity-project-1/studio/node_modules/@sanity/bifur-client/dist/cjs/index.js:102:12)
    at Object.<anonymous> (/Users/tolgapaksoy/Projects/sanity-project-1/studio/node_modules/@sanity/base/lib/client/bifur.js:95:47)
    at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1068:30)
    at Module._compile (/Users/tolgapaksoy/Projects/sanity-project-1/studio/node_modules/pirates/lib/index.js:99:24)
    at Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1097:10)
    at Object.newLoader [as .js] (/Users/tolgapaksoy/Projects/sanity-project-1/studio/node_modules/pirates/lib/index.js:104:7)
    at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:933:32)
    at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:774:14)
    at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:957:19)
How do I reference my existing schema, without running into this issue of some part of Sanity requiring “window” to be set?
Jul 23, 2021, 3:18 PM
You can try the
arg to sanity exec. I hit this issue at some point and that arg was added.

Jul 23, 2021, 3:22 PM
Well… that explains a lot. Apparently we’ve scaffolded our project with Sanity v2.2.3 and that command was missing
Jul 23, 2021, 3:25 PM
Thank you very much Matt!
Jul 23, 2021, 3:25 PM

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