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comment How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?
@Sparhawk glad you got it figured out!
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comment How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?
Yes, please compare the logs (and post them). Also, instead of reconfiguring, can you try 1. exiting LyX, deleting your LyX user directory (or back it up if you think there might be something in there you want), which is located usually in ~/.lyx, and then start LyX again? This will force a clean configure run.
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comment How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?
@Sparhawk Did you import the .tex file into LyX? If so, when you export from LyX to LaTeX does that LaTeX file compile correctly manually on the command line? If not, then this could be a bug in LyX's import component, which is a very complicated process (parsing TeX).
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comment How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?
Can you try running LyX from the terminal and seeing if that changes anything? Sometimes when launching from non-terminal the path can be different (e.g. .bashrc is not sourced)
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answered LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank
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revised Long file path get out of right margin on PDF
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comment Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout
I don't understand. If you break out then just press tab to go back in. Maybe you want "ctrl + return"? I don't think so though. If you write up an LyX example (this seems like a separate issue so separate question) and say "place your cursor here and press enter" or something like that maybe it will be more clear to me.
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answered Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout
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comment LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut
@MatthewCline good to know. Can you please make a bug report for that at lyx.org/trac ?
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answered LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut
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22
comment In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?
For reasons why, see latex-community.org/home/latex-community/94-etiquette/…. You just wasted the time of Torbjørn T. and StarValkyrie (although perhaps they don't see it that way). I know that sometimes it's not obvious why you should do that so I hope that the above link helps explain how people want to help you, but don't want to duplicate the efforts of others.
Oct
22
comment In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?
If you are going to cross-post, please link to all of your posts. One of your other posts is located here: latex-community.org/forum/… Can you post there an link back to this one please?
Oct
21
comment In Lyx, what's the difference between view and update pdf?
@andy note that in some cases you might not see a difference if you have a PDF open. For example, my PDF viewer (Evince) seems to recognize that I am opening the same file that is already open. It thus does not create a new instance and just updates that file. However, this depends on the behavior of the individual PDF viewer.
Oct
21
comment Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?
Thanks for the info, Adam.
Oct
21
comment Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?
excellent explanation. It would be nice to link to the bug report (if there is one). Or perhaps Mac bug reports aren't public? That would be a shame.
Oct
21
comment How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?
OK, well I guess that's good (but doesn't tell us what the problem is). I'm out of ideas. You might want to email lyx-users@lists.lyx.org. If you find a solution, please post back here.
Oct
21
comment How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?
When you run Tools > Reconfigure, this is when LyX can try to detect if it finds inkscape. If it thinks it can't find inkscape, this could explain the problem you're saying. That's why I'm curious in seeing what the output of the line "+checking for inkscape ..." is. Note that LyX's converters are not just used for PDF output but also for LyX rendering.
Oct
21
comment How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?
OK. You might want to try starting LyX from the terminal with lyx -dbg graphics yourfile.lyx. Then look at the output in the terminal. I'm guessing the problem is that the inkscape converter isn't being called. Also I find it strange that you had to change the converter yourself. LyX should have done this automatically if it found it. Can you back up your home directory (usually ~/.lyx), then delete it, then restart LyX from the terminal. Then in the terminal output look for "+checking for "inkscape"... yes". Do you see it? Or does it say "no" ? Which distro do you use? Which LyX version?
Oct
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comment How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?
If you installed inkscape after LyX, did you go to Tools > Reconfigure in LyX after, and then restart LyX?
Oct
21
comment How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?
thanks for the corrections and extra information. I hope someone comes along who can help.