I Can't Save in AutoCAD

by Anonymous
(United States)

The following message pops up when trying to save in AutoCAD:

“Unable to save to drawing H:\MAIN Project Files\AAA ACITVE PROJECTS\Koaxis (10.1108.00)\Engineering\AutoCAD – DWG\BDR.dwg as it is being accessed by another session.

Drawing saved to H:\MAIN Project Files\AAA ACTIVE PROJECTS\Koaxis (10.1108.00)\Engineering\AutoCAD – DWG\sav1E1F.tmp”

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by: James, Ohio

Are you working on a network that other people can access your drawing?

It sounds like someone else is working on your drawing and it won't save while it is open in another session.

We used to run into this all the time until we established a decent CAD management system.

Check out this AutoCAD document management article.

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