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  Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X, Part 4
Subject:   can't save .htaccess file
Date:   2002-02-13 13:36:27
From:   morbus
Response to: can't save .htaccess file

Generically, OS X through the GUI, does not allow you to save .htaccess files without extra configuration. Your best bet is to get into a Terminal, type "touch .htaccess" where you want the file, and from there, edit in your favorite GUI editor.
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  • can't save .htaccess file
    2002-02-13 14:12:32  pablo2001 [View]

    Thanks!
    Tried it and it worked great.
    The thing I had done before this was to use BBEdit from inside OS 9.2 partition. It enabled me to create the file, but I don't know if I did some kind of harm to the OS X environment.
    Your way is much better.