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Message: Error while writing paragraph xxx
Version: 3.5x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific
While trying to save a file, you receive this message:
while writing paragraph xxx. Document was only partially saved.
This message occurs when the program has tried to save a file (often using the
Portable LaTeX option) and has encountered something it doesn't understand.
The program truncates the document at the indicated paragraph as it is being
written to the hard disk.
Several solutions are possible:
Although the document has been truncated on the hard disk, the complete file
remains in memory, and you may be able to recover it. Don't try to
save the file the same way again. Instead, try saving the file to a
different document name using a different output filter.
That is, if you tried to save the document as Portable LaTeX when the error
occurred originally, try saving it as a standard SWP
or SW document using the
SWP/SW/SN Document (*.tex) option. If the
program saves the document correctly, no other action is necessary. Examine
the document carefully to make sure you haven't lost any information.
If saving with a different output filter fails, you may be able to recover the
document using a .bak file if automatic backups were in effect when the
problem occurred. The backup copy is the next-to-last saved version of the
original file. Here's what to do:
After the error has occurred, exit the document without saving it.
Rename the .bak file and give it a .tex file extension.
Make several copies of the renamed file.
Open the renamed file and try to save it.
If the program saves the file without error, check the document carefully to
make sure your most recent changes have been saved.
If these methods fail, contact our Technical