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I am unable to save my blender user preferences.

  • Mac OS: 10.13.3 High Sierra
  • Current blender build: 2.79.0 daily build

When I go to save, I receive an error saying I can't save due to a 'read only' permission. I've manually made sure all users have read & write permissions and am still receiving this error.

I thought about moving my blender folders to a different location (outside the applications folder) but my OS doesn't seem to allow it. It'll only create shortcuts if I try dragging them elsewhere.

I don't have this issue with my PC, so I assume it may be related to the OS?

Any ideas?

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    $\begingroup$ See docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/getting_started/installing/… $\endgroup$ – batFINGER Mar 4 '18 at 6:22
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the link. I see it says that System locations this can happen. In my case, I've moved the folder to other locations and still have this issue. I am using some custom scripts and a different startup scene. Wondering if either could be interfering with my saving. $\endgroup$ – willgibbonsdesign Mar 5 '18 at 15:04

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