Can't create a project - Template direc...

  • Oni

    Oni - 2010-09-06

    Hey there, I'm having troubles creating a project.
    When I go to file > new > project > I get the error message:


    Could not change to the Templates directory


    and if I click OK, I get the new project screen but it is blank.

    I tried uninstalling Dev-C++ and installing it again, that allowed me to
    create a project ONCE. If at any time I closed the project, even without
    saving, I'd get the template directory error again.

    I'd love to get this fixed ASAP, any and all help is greatly appreciated!

  • dad

    dad - 2010-11-19

    happened to me 2 , so dunno what 2do hope someone knows

  • Steve A

    Steve A - 2010-11-20

    1) follow the instructions listed under the topic "Please Read Before
    2) what version of Dev-C++ are you installing ?
    3) what operating system version ?
    4) what is the (full) path you are installing Dev to ?
    5) what is the (full) path to your project directory ?

    All of these factors can (may) have an effect on creating a project.
    Don't know why that is, but, Dev C++ is funny that way.

  • Tanja Winter

    Tanja Winter - 2011-05-13

    Im having the same problem. Windows 7, DevC++ installed on C:, folder
    Dev -Cpp. Ive created the project once but got that Template-message next

  • rui

    rui - 2012-11-28

    i have the same problem i have windowns7,devC++ installed on C:\Dev-Cpp
    i already try to install in another folder but doesnt work in any way.

  • Merak

    Merak - 2012-11-29

    Although I used Dev-c++ for many years and was very satisfied, I have changed to CodeBlocks. Sadly, but true, it works far better, while still feeling at home. If you want to continue though, check your file system permissions.... Also, try to run as administrator

  • Anonymous - 2012-11-29

    Have you tried Orwell Dev-C++? It is a fork of the original Dev-C++ and the latest version is, released November 2012.
    Does it behave the same way ?

    Cheers !

  • rui

    rui - 2012-12-02

    thanks now it works very well

    • Anonymous - 2012-12-02

      You're welcome!


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