Cannot Save Documents - You Don't have Permission

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Paul Solt

27 Sep, 2017 02:25 PM

I keep getting permission errors with Multimarkdown Composer

“Untitled 2” couldn’t be moved because you don’t have permission to access “Lessons”.

To view or change permissions, select the item in the Finder and choose File > Get Info.

I can sometimes save it elsewhere, but then it keeps erroring out again. Quitting multimarkdown seems to help, but then the problem comes back.

I can save with Pages and TextMate to my "Lessons" folder, but not multimarkdown.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Fletcher on 27 Sep, 2017 04:29 PM

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    I've never seen that one. But it's 99% not a composer issue (never say never and all that. )

    Composer doesn't do anything special with saving, only with reading "referenced files" such as images, transcluded files, etc. the operating system handles file writes in composer (MultiMarkdown Converter does a few other things but not composer)

    1. If you haven't rebooted try that. Can also try disk utility and repair any issues or permissions problems.

    2. Can try removing and reinstalling composer. Then restore purchases. That might reset things.

    3. You've had a few OS issues (e.g. App Store and probably this one). Have you upgraded in place a few times? E.g. 10.9 to 10.10 to 10.11 etc? In my older machines I've learned that upgrading more than once or twice seems to increase the incidence of difficult to explain issues. When I do a complete reinstall of the OS everything seems to run better.

    That's all I've got at the moment.


    Sent from my iPhone

  2. Fletcher closed this discussion on 12 Oct, 2017 06:45 PM.

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