[OS X TeX] Error: I can't write on file '(name)'
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 09:27:31 EDT 2007
I have a number of files for which I am getting the error message:
I can't write on file '(name)'
LaTeX Companion 2ed says:
[the file] is probably read-only or you may not have writing
permission for its directory.
I suspect the latter for a couple of reasons.
These files are copies (via ethernet) onto my portable of files on
my desktop where these work fine.
I checked the permissions with get info and they are exactly the
same on both machines.
There are many such files but not all of them are that way.
Just in case, I made a new copy of the whole mega folder in which all
the files reside and I reinstalled TeXShop (was 1.40 on the portable)
and installed GWTeX. No change but I forgot to uninstall the previous
one. I am still on 10.3.9.
How do I change the "writing permission for its directory"?
Very hopeful regards
P.S. This is a year-old problem which I finally came around trying to
fixÂ—in preparation for the big move to 10.4
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