How do I fix the "cannot find symbol" error? (Fabric)

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How do I fix the "cannot find symbol" error? (Fabric)

I made some changes to my creative inventory order and now i'm getting loads of "cannot find symbol" errors for blocks that I didn't move. how do I fix this or help the mod relocate these. what caused this?

Secondly, when clicking on the passthrough link to show where the error is in "", the code thats "missing" seems to be exactly on the line it says its not.

Lastly, I decided to delete the original blocks that were effected and recreate them hoping the would re-insert themselves back into the correctly, (which they did) but it then proceeded to give the error to the next block in the line making it an endless cycle.

Executing Gradle task: build
Build info: MCreator 2023.2.24119, fabric-1.20.1, 64-bit, 16299 MB, Windows 10, JVM 17.0.5, JAVA_HOME: C:\Program Files\Pylo\MCreator\jdk, started on: 2023-09-01-09:25:36

> Configure project :
Fabric Loom: 1.2.7
> Task :compileJava
C:\Users\NEXGEN\MCreatorWorkspaces\offplay\src\main\java\net\offplay\init\ error: cannot find symbol COBBLED_DRIPSTONE_STAIRS = Registry.register(BuiltInRegistries.BLOCK, new ResourceLocation(OffplayMod.MODID, "cobbled_dripstone_stairs"), new CobbledDripstoneStairsBlock());
symbol: class BlueStainedDarkOakStairsBlock
location: class OffplayModBlocks
100 errors
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> Task :compileJava FAILED
FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.
* What went wrong:
Execution failed for task ':compileJava'.
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