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Orange arrow I have Vista and Final Draft 7 can't save to my C: Drive or Final Draft tells me that my file is Read-Only when I try to save.

  Vista places a great deal of emphasis on security and when this happens on a Vista computer, it's the operating system preventing Final Draft from saving the file to certain locations. The remedy here is to set Final Draft to run as Administrator. Close Final Draft; Go to Start > All Program...
Posted in: Basic Functions
Tagged: Vista, FD7, saving

Orange arrow When I try to save my script in FD8 / 7 on Windows, I get a message stating that the file exists and is marked read-only.

  This is the result of using the Save As command repeatedly. Save As should be used only when you want to rename the file or save it to another location. If you're saving your script as a matter of practice during a writing session, use the Save command rather than the Save As command. The remedy t...
Posted in: Error Messages

Orange arrow I try to Save As and keep my same file name, but I get a message that the file is marked read-only.

  This is a safety feature designed to prevent users from overwriting a master file over a network. You can't save as the same name as the open file in the same location. You can either change the file name or save it to a different location....
Posted in: Basic Functions

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