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Saving Error Message in Excel


Posted by Cindy Cosentino on January 08, 2001 12:53 PM

Why did I get the message: "File cannot be saved" when I try to save an existing file after editing it?


Posted by Aladin Akyurek on January 08, 2001 1:03 PM

One possibility is that the file is read-only. Check the title bar to see whether "read-only" appears after the file name. If so, try to save it under a different name via File, Save As.

Aladin

Posted by Aladin Akyurek on January 08, 2001 1:04 PM

One possibility is that the file is read-only. Check the title bar to see whether "read-only" appears after the file name. If so, try to save it under a different name via File, Save As.

Aladin

Posted by Cindy Cosentino on January 11, 2001 8:18 AM

The file is not a read-only. I tried even renaming it and saving it to different locations. It still came back with "File is not saved."

Posted by Aladin Akyurek on January 14, 2001 12:12 AM

If you can open any other Excel file, edit and save it, then the conclusion should be that something is wrong with your file. As an additional test may I suggest that you send this specific file (if virus-free) to someone who is willing to open, edit and save it.