Problem saving a file [DROPBOX]

jcredberry at jcredberry at
Sun Sep 20 13:54:55 UTC 2020


It is I guess it is not related to Dropbox, then.

Julio Rojas
jcredberry at

On Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 12:02 AM Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at>

> On 9/19/20 6:19 PM, jcredberry at wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am working with a file for which this message has appeared several times:
> [image: image.png]
> As you can see, it is stored in a Dropbox folder. Nevertheless, I have
> renamed it to make sure the file is not opened elsewhere. The write failure
> message appears again, and after clicking the OK button, another message
> asks me if I want to rename the file or retry writing it. If I retry, the
> file is correctly saved, and I keep working on it. The computer has been
> restarted to check if there was a problem associated with a service, to no
> avail.
> Has anybody had this problem as well? If so, what is its source, and is
> there a solution?
> We've seen problems like this in the past, but I thought they had been
> solved. What version are you using?
> Riki
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