I am taking a udemy course about html. I installed a program called Brackets, but I ran into a snag. Here is a screen shot of the program: Brackets

If you right click on the left side of the screen in the gray area, a menu will pop up. The instructor wants me to make a new folder, we are making external links. However, I get this error-"An error occurred after trying to create the directory css.(Error Unknown) At first I thought it might be the actual name of the directory but it isn't, I tested it with my own name. Any help would be appreciated, thank you very much in advance.

  • Make sure you're not creating the directory in the default Getting Started directory. – Léo Lam Dec 6 '15 at 15:11
  • @LeoLam- you were right, if you make it an answer I will vote for it. – BJsgoodlife Dec 6 '15 at 16:23
  • Just FYI, you can also answer your own question by posting a community wiki answer and accepting it. Glad to have helped :) – Léo Lam Dec 6 '15 at 18:31

It looks like your current opened project/directory in Brackets is the default Getting Started project. This means that whenever you create a new file or directory in the sidebar, Brackets is trying to create a file or directory in that demo project, which likely fails because it does not have permission to write there.

To fix this, simply open a directory where you have permission to write to.

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