Sound record not working on school macs

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Nov 16 11:44:18 EST 2010


Or better yet, "~/Documents/Just-Say-It/Audio/". Specific User Independent. 

Bob


On Nov 15, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Scott Morrow wrote:

> Hello Bill,
> 
> Just to follow up on Bob's observation.
> If you create the sound file in a folder that already has permissions for this sort of thing then there shouldn't be a problem.  Looking at your OpenStack script suggests that the audio files are being saved to the same location as your stack file.  If that file is in the Applications folder, for instance, it probably wouldn't be a writable location for non-admin users like your managed student account. 
> 
> Some possibile locations to direct your audio files might be:
> "Users/Shared/"  where everyone has read/write privileges. Or a folder specific to the "Student" user such as "Users/Student/Documents/Just-Say-It/Audio/"
> 
> - Scott Morrow
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> On Nov 15, 2010, at 2:46 PM, Bill Ziegler wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Bob,
>> 
>> That fixed the problem. We just have to figure how to prevent the school's system from setting the permissions to read-only when a student creates a new copy. The district is checking it out.
>> 
>> bill
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