Windows 10: How do I allow Windows to save over open files?

  1.    15 Jun 2018 #1

    How do I allow Windows to save over open files?


    I am working in Photoshop and Maya and it is extremely convenient for my workflow to save over the last version of a texture and have Maya automatically update to the new texture. I do this all the time in OS X. Since switching to windows however, as long as a file is open in another program, I cannot just save over it. Instead I have to save out a new iteration and then manually update it in Maya. This is extremely inconvenient. How do I give Windows permission to overwrite the previous files?

    Thank you.
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       15 Jun 2018 #2

    Autodesk can be set to lock files. See Locking a file reference | Maya | Autodesk Knowledge Network
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