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Re: More information regarding MIDI file export issue.

From: Richard Shann
Subject: Re: More information regarding MIDI file export issue.
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:52:14 +0100

On Thu, 2020-07-09 at 21:53 -0300, José Celso Freitas Pianista wrote:
> I downloaded the new Denemo version and unzip it again.
> When I tried to export MIDI, I got this error message:
> "Failed to save midi file (filename)"
> (I was trying to save the file on desktop)
> After this message, I decided to test more, I tried to export MIDI to
> root directory (C:\)
> This time it worked, software returned message:
> "Saved midi file (filename)"
> And the file was there.
> I made one more test, I created a subdirectory (C:\test\) and
> exported MIDI there.
> It worked again.
> So, basically, I can't save MIDI on desktop or any subdirectory on
> desktop.

So this is some special Windows behavior(*) - if you invoke a simple
text editor and try to save to the Desktop does that get allowed?
Perhaps some other users of Windows 10 might be able to comment...

(*) or is it that, by some circumstance, the permissions on your
Desktop folder have been set to disallow writing? Can you create a
shortcut on your desktop?

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