failed to read from a file in C.

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failed to read from a file in C.

Post by marqueschaney » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:48 pm

I watched videos on Youtube and read everything on here but I still cant export my 11-minute audio. Ive had no problem exporting this same project into a .WAV file until yesterday. Could it be that my One Drive just kicked in randomly?

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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by steve » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:53 pm

marqueschaney wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:48 pm
Could it be that my One Drive just kicked in randomly?
If your project is on One Drive, then that is very likely to be the problem.
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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by marqueschaney » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:01 pm

so i lost the file forver?

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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by steve » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:04 pm

Can you open the project in Audacity?
Does the project play?
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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by marqueschaney » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:20 pm

yes the file opens ands plays fine. I even tried saving the project by different names and saving it to my desktop.

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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by steve » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:11 pm

marqueschaney wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:20 pm
and saving it to my desktop.
Good - does that copy work OK?
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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by marqueschaney » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:49 am

The project that I saved to my desktop is failing to be exported too. Everything plays well but I cant get the audio online for my podcast.

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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by steve » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:13 pm

marqueschaney wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:49 am
The project that I saved to my desktop is failing to be exported too.
Can you export it to your "Desktop" folder like this:
1. Launch Audacity (if it was already open, quit and then launch it again)
2. "File menu > Open" and select the version of the project that is on your Desktop.
3. "File menu > Export > Export as WAV" and name the new file "test.wav"

What happens?
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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by marqueschaney » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:53 pm

I followed your steps and after 15 seconds of elapsed time I got an error message "failed to read from a file in C still."

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Re: failed to read from a file in C.

Post by steve » Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:02 pm

How big is the "_data" folder?
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