How do I open and save files in Citrix?

  • In some instances your personal computer drive may be indicated by a $, such as C$. In other cases your drive may appear as "C: on X" (where X would be the name of your computer).
  • Be sure that when first accessing an application you allow read/write access/full access or permit all access, when prompted.

Opening Files in SPSS using Citrix

  •  This example shows Opening a File in SPSS for Windows, but applies to all Citrix programs.
  1. SPSS files are saved as .sav files. To open these files from your desktop, click Open another file… in the SPSS popup window.

SPSS files are saved as .sav files. To open these files from your desktop, click Open another file… in the SPSS popup window.

Mac

Mac users will be prompted to let Citrix access files. Check Don't ask me again to prevent the alert from prompting in the future and click Read & Write for full access.

Mac users will be prompted to let Citrix access files. Check Don't asl me again to prevent the alert from prompting in the future and click Read & Write for full access.

  1. This will open a browse to window. Click the dropdown menu, scroll up and select Local Disk "(C: on [your computer name])Users, your username, and finally Desktop. If you back up your Desktop using OneDrive and do not see your Desktop available in the navigation, navigate to your OneDrive>Desktop instead.

This will open a browse to window. Click the dropdown menu, scroll up and select Local Disk "(C: on [your computer name]), Users, your username, and finally Desktop.

Mac

Mac users will be prompted, "Citrix View.app"would like to access files in your Desktop folder. Select OK before browsing to Local Disk "(C: on [your computer name])Users, your username, and finally Desktop.

Mac users will be prompted to let Citrix access files. Check Don't asl me again to prevent the alert from prompting in the future and click Read & Write for full access.

  1. Your SPSS files should be there if they were located on your desktop.

Desktop

  1. Select the Dataset you want to open and click Open and then Okay.

Saving a File in SPSS using Citrix

  1. Now, to save a Dataset you"ve worked on in SPSS, in the top navigation, click File, and then Save As.

Now, to save a Dataset you"ve worked on in SPSS, in the top navigation, click File, and then Save As.

  1. Again, you will want to go to the dropdown menu and select Local Disk (C: on [your computer name]), Users, your username, and finally Desktop.

This will open a browse to window. Click the dropdown menu, scroll up and select Local Disk "(C: on [your computer name]), Users, your username, and finally Desktop.

  • If you save to the default location on the Citrix server, you will not be able to find the file on your machine nor retrieve it later.

This is the Citrix server. DO NOT SAVE HERE!

  1. Now your SPSS Dataset, the .sav file, has been saved to your Desktop.

Saving to the U-Drive

  • The U-Drive is available to all students, faculty, and staff for data storage. 
  • Each U-Drive account contains 1 GB of space and can be access using computers in UND computer labs, through Citrix, or remotely.

When saving in Citrix, look for the drive labeled NDUS.Identifier HOME(U:)  For example, jane.doe HOME (U:)


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