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Could not write to file . (Error 3180)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Applies to: Access 2013 | Access 2016

You tried to export data to the specified text or spreadsheet file, but the file could not be modified.

Possible causes:

  • Another user is currently accessing the file. Wait for the other user to finish using the file and then try the operation again.

  • The file has been defined as read-only in the operating system or by your network. Resolve the read-only condition and then try the operation again.

  • In a network environment, you do not have write privileges for the file.

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