So, i was using blender and i was trying to export and obj. file. But it didn't work. It highlighted the file red and i put my mouse over the red and it said that (File name, overwrite existing) and there wasn't anything overwriting it, please help. enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ "and there wasn't anything overwriting it" I can see a file with the exact same file name right there $\endgroup$ – Duarte Farrajota Ramos Mar 10 '19 at 22:51
  • $\begingroup$ Where?? Please Show Me $\endgroup$ – Jayden Mar 11 '19 at 0:16

The reason it says "File name, overwrite existing" and the name is in red is because you are writing over another file.

In this case, you are overwriting the already saved "Cathy.obj" because it has the same exact name as the text in the red box. To not overwrite the file, change the name of the file you are exporting.

  • $\begingroup$ I don't get it do you have discord add me :Jakashi#1878 $\endgroup$ – Jayden Mar 11 '19 at 3:03
  • $\begingroup$ i did change the name then when i went to the new one that i just saved it also said "File name, overwrite existing". $\endgroup$ – Jayden Mar 11 '19 at 3:20
  • $\begingroup$ @Jayden change the name in the red text box and then just click Export OBJ, don't click any file or the name will change to that file's name and you'll have the error again. $\endgroup$ – Najm Hoda Mar 11 '19 at 4:57

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