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I do not seem to find how to view the latex error messages when I use "View DVI" or "Export to PDF", etc.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

The Document menu has an item "LaTeX Log", which shows the last log file for the current file if it exists, otherwise is greyed out.

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Thanks. In the current case, lyx was not producing any "Latex Log" at all (grayed) even though there was an error in the document. – phaedrus Apr 21 '11 at 17:48

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