# Re: PDF will not format after routine entry

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 06:02:56PM +1100, typ...@mac.com wrote:
> PDF will not format after routine entry. So I went back (using undo) beyond
> that entry. Still receiving similar error message (see below). I typed the
> number 2 and nothing changed : What next please?
>
> Description: \paragraph
> *{\textmd{\#4.5. To date, much research on Bell\textquoterig...
> I've run across a }' that doesn't seem to match anything.
> For example, \def\a#1{...}' and \a}' would produce
> this error. If you simply proceed now, the \par' that
> I've just inserted will cause me to report a runaway
> argument that might be the root of the problem. But if
> your }' was spurious, just type 2' and it will go away.

Hi,

Please send a minimal example to illustrate the problem. See

https://wiki.lyx.org/FAQ/MinimalExample