My MacBook Pro keeps making copies of a document that I am trying to save. I don't want to duplicate the file. I only want to save it on both my hard drive and my external hard drive. I do not want to change its name for every save, which the computer see

My MacBook Pro keeps making copies of a document that I am trying to save. I don't want to duplicate the file. I only want to save it on both my hard drive and my external hard drive. I do not want to change its name for every save, which the computer seems insistent on doing. Help!!

11lizzyp wrote:
can't be saved because the file is read-only.
I did not create the file to be read-only. I created to be able to continue to add to it as I work on it.
More on versions here:
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4753
local snapshots:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4878
Sounds like a permissions problem ie read only.
If running repair permissions from your DiskUtility.app does not sort it,
Someone should jump in here with erudite and concise fix.

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