# Re: Title and Abstract dissappeared

Am 01.12.2014 um 00:00 schrieb Richard Heck <rgh...@lyx.org>:

>
> On Nov 30, 2014, at 10:39 PM, Richard Heck <rgh...@lyx.org> wrote:
>
> On 11/30/2014 03:57 PM, Andrew Crampton wrote:
>> Dear lyx users,
>> I recently upgraded to lyx version 2.1.2.2 and attempted to compile a lyx
>> file I made with an older version.  The pdf file is fine except that the
>> first page is missing.  This is where the abstract, title, authors etc. are
>> located.  I do a little TeX as well and could not find anything wrong with
>> the source code.  As it worked on an older version of lyx I am assuming that
>> something in the update is the issue.  I am running OS X Yosemite.
>
> Try exporting the TeX file and compiling manually. Does the problem persist?
>
> Richard
>
>
> On 11/30/2014 04:56 PM, Andrew Crampton wrote:
>> Hi Richard,
>> I exported it as a LaTeX file and compiled it in TeX Shop 3.18.  The pdf
>> again was missing the first page.
>
> Hi, Drew,
>
>> I copied the header code:
>>
>> %% LyX 2.1.2.2 created this file.  For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/.
>> %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing.
>> \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,american]{elsarticle}
>> \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{cmtt}
>> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>> \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc}
>> \usepackage{float}
>> \usepackage{amstext}
>> \usepackage{graphicx}
>>
>> \makeatletter
>>
>> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% LyX specific LaTeX commands.
>> \special{papersize=\the\paperwidth,\the\paperheight}
>>
>>
>> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% User specified LaTeX commands.
>> %\usepackage{cite}
>>
>> \@ifundefined{showcaptionsetup}{}{%
>>  \PassOptionsToPackage{caption=false}{subfig}}
>> \usepackage{subfig}
>> \AtBeginDocument{
>>   \def\labelitemi{$$\triangleright$$}
>> }
>>
>> \makeatother
>>
>> \usepackage{babel}
>> \begin{document}
>>
>>
>> Maybe it is something with the document class and the new lyx version?
>
> My first suggestion would be to create a simple elsarticle test file, outside
> of LyX, compile it
> manually, and see if that works. If not, then the problem is with your LaTeX
> installation and
> not with LyX. I believe I saw a similar sort of problem once when upgrading
> my OS, though
> that was on Linux.
>
>> On an unrelated matter I tried opening up some older lyx files as well and
>> none of them work.  All have problems with .eps to .pdf conversion.  This
>> might be another problem but I though I should let you know.  

Hi Andrew,

to understand what happens tell us how you did the upgrade. Did you do the