Author Topic: Slickedit holding file open  (Read 50 times)


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Slickedit holding file open
« on: January 19, 2018, 09:44:25 pm »
I opened file 'axf.out' in slickedit.  I then, on the command line, tried to do 'echo hi > axf.out', and got the error message "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".  When I use process explorer to find out what process is holding the file open, it is 'vs.exe'.

EDIT:  It still holds it open even after I close the file in SlickEdit.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 09:46:49 pm by brettacook »


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Re: Slickedit holding file open
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2018, 12:51:07 pm »
You can increase the load partial file size or force SlickEdit to always load the entire file (not recommended for huge files). The default is 8 megabytes (Tools>File Options>Load, Load Partially when files larger than (KB)).

If you are having a problem with SlickEdit holding onto the file after closing, please indicate your emulation and the precise steps to reproduce.