Problem saving a file [DROPBOX]
Richard Kimberly Heck
rikiheck at lyx.org
Sun Sep 20 16:27:43 UTC 2020
The file #DCHT_2020_v5.lyx# looks like some kind of lockfile or tracking
file that Dropbox writes (maybe hidden), though that's only a guess.
Hence, moving the file would remove that thing. It's possible that
saving it didn't work because Dropbox thinks it's open on another machine.
On 9/20/20 12:03 PM, jcredberry at gmail.com wrote:
> I have three computers, each with a different OS (Linux, Windows and
> MacOS), and have only seen this problem in Windows and in this file. I
> created a folder within the folder of the original file, created a
> copy, modified it, resave it and the error again appears. I am going
> to switch to my MacOS computer to see if the error appears.
> Julio Rojas
> jcredberry at gmail.com <mailto:jcredberry at gmail.com>
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 12:50 PM John White <john at lawquest.com
> <mailto:john at lawquest.com>> wrote:
> Staff and I save to dropbox many, many times a day. I have never
> seen such an
> error. We are a linux shop. Perhaps that is why.
> On Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:35:28 AM PDT jcredberry at gmail.com
> <mailto:jcredberry at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What I have tried is using another file in Dropbox, writing and
> > it. The error does not appear.
> > I have just made what you suggested (saving the file outside of
> > and the following message appears:
> > [image: image.png]
> > That is a first! I do not even know what it means or why did it
> appear. The
> > original file is in the Dropbox folder, a new copy is in my
> Desktop, so no,
> > the file is shared (and not opened by someone else as I have
> updated the
> > version number and my coauthor is seated besides me). Saved,
> > resaved, no problem with the copy. Closed the copy, opened the
> > modified, saved, the write failure error appears.
> > Maybe this is a black swan, maybe not. Thanks, nevertheless.
> > Regards,
> > Julio Rojas
> > jcredberry at gmail.com <mailto:jcredberry at gmail.com>
> > On Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 11:15 AM Kornel Benko <kornel at lyx.org
> <mailto:kornel at lyx.org>> wrote:
> > > Am Sun, 20 Sep 2020 10:54:55 -0300
> > >
> > > schrieb jcredberry at gmail.com <mailto:jcredberry at gmail.com>:
> > > > Richard,
> > > >
> > > > It is 126.96.36.199. I guess it is not related to Dropbox, then.
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Julio Rojas
> > > > jcredberry at gmail.com <mailto:jcredberry at gmail.com>
> > >
> > > Just to be sure ... you have tried without dropbox ?
> > >
> > > Kornel
> > >
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