Problem saving a file [DROPBOX]

jcredberry at jcredberry at
Tue Sep 22 15:21:06 UTC 2020

Might it be this update?

Interesting. I will take a look at it later.

Thanks Paul.

Julio Rojas
jcredberry at

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 6:16 PM Paul A. Rubin <parubin73 at> wrote:

> On 9/21/20 3:38 PM, jcredberry at wrote:
> Jürgen,
> I did just that and backup folder is rendered in the window:
> Now, after clicking OK, Dropbox pops up a warning telling me the file is
> going to be moved from the original folder. Moving back to no backup folder
> defined... Scary!
> Regards,
> Julio Rojas
> jcredberry at
> This message seems to be generated by LyX, and I suspect it occurs either
> because C:/Users/jcredberry/Dropbox/Sulan/Papers/DCHT/DCHT_2020_v3.lyx is
> locked or write protected or because somehow the directory is temporarily
> unavailable.
> A little Googling turned up at least one report of Dropbox blocking access
> to files on a Win 10 PC that may or may not have been caused by a Win 10
> update (in February). If you bump into this problem again, you might check
> the Dropbox icon in the system tray and see if it indicates that Dropbox is
> syncing. If so, that might be interfering with LyX writing the modified
> file.
> Paul
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