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I have been trying to save my CSV file using the "Save As" from a right click as suggested on many websites, but I literally can't see this button. See my picture attached (on the left my QGIS 3.2 interface, on the right a blog extract based on QGIS 2.8), is that a bug?

I am trying to do that to save my data with another CRS that would match my shapefile so that I can calculate my buffer with a unit different from my CSV file.

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    Did you try the "Save Features As" button? – Matthias Kuhn Aug 23 '18 at 16:49
  • I did, but got an error message: Export to vector file failed. Error: Creation of layer failed (OGR error: Failed to create file NewFileName.shp: Permission denied) – Laure Aug 23 '18 at 16:52
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    @Laure It sounds like there are some other file management issues going on there, meaning QGIS can't read the folder you're trying to save to - browse to an explicit location and name the file vs. taking any default locations / names. – DPSSpatial Aug 23 '18 at 17:28
  • Could be related to gis.stackexchange.com/questions/282434/… – underdark Aug 23 '18 at 17:59
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It's been renamed to "save features as". Your "permission denied" error is a result of trying to save the output somewhere which cannot be written to. Try clicking the "..." button and setting a different output folder.

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