Error: Access denied [-5000] while saving the document

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Error: Access denied [-5000] while saving the document

Affects: QuarkXPress 9.x
            O.S -Mac 10.9

Background: This error occurs due to incorrect permissions set for the document or the folder.


  1. Select the document and Open the Get info (Cmd + I) palette.
  2. Under sharing and permissions, click on the lock sign.
  3. Change the privileges to “Read and Write” for all the users in the list. If you are doing it for a folder, kindly make sure that these changes are “Applied to enclosed items”.
  4. Click on the lock sign and close the palette.
  5. Save the document.



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  • Topic #: 30026-3414
  • Date Created: 07/17/2014
  • Last Modified Since: 06/21/2017
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