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Adding a new fixture library does not work in Hog 4 OS


Adding a new fixture library in Hog 4 OS does not work. A "Failed to create directory" error might be given.

Description/Explanation of Issue

The error given is usually caused by a library already existing with the same name as the new library. This error is most commonly seen when adding or updating a full fixture library on the console or in Hog 4 PC.


The solution is to rename the old fixture library and then add the new fixture library. The steps to rename the fixture library are below.

  1. Open the file browser
    1. If in a show: [ Setup ] ( Shows ) and then click on File Browser
    2. If on the start screen: click on File Browser
  2. Navigate to the Libraries folder
  3. Right-click on the existing fixture library and choose rename
  4. Rename the file to whatever you like, even adding a 1 at the end of the name is fine

After renaming the library, try adding the fixture library again.​​​​​​​

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