Can't export photos from Lightroom Classic v11 ("The file could not be written")

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I am running Lightroom Classic v11.0.1 on a Mac running macOS 12.0.1 and when trying to export photos I get the following message:

"Some export operations were not performed. The file could not be written"

 

I found several articles about this problem but could not find any solution.

What could cause this problem and how to fix it?

 

Thanks for your help!

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 04, 2021 Dec 04, 2021
Is the file connected? As in is the drive it's on connected? Is the export drive full?  It can also be a permission issue with the drive. 

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Community Beginner , Dec 04, 2021 Dec 04, 2021
It was a permission issue: the desktop folder of a different Mac user account was selected.I changed the folder and was able to export.

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Is the file connected? As in is the drive it's on connected?

Is the export drive full? 

It can also be a permission issue with the drive. 

Sean McCormack. Author. Magazine Writer. Official Fuji X-Photographer.

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The photo is on the internal drive of my Mac.

The Mac storage says about the internal drive: 37 GB available of 499 GB 

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Attach is the Lightroom System Info

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It was a permission issue: the desktop folder of a different Mac user account was selected.

I changed the folder and was able to export.

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