Roberto, I don't think that that can ever work, given LaTeX, other than major design change to LyX.
The one additional step of clicking on the archive after saving the attachment isn't that inconvenient, in my view. el On 27/07/2017 08:52, Roberto wrote: > Hi Scott, thanks for your suggestion. The archive does not really > do the job because you cannot edit it directly. My goal is to get > something like a MS Word document that contains all the pictures you > add in it and you can send it as a single file. > Cheers, > Roberto > > > > On 26/07/2017 20:15, Scott Kostyshak wrote: >> On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:57:27PM +0200, roberto franceschini wrote: >> >>> Hello, Is there a format of LyX document that contains the text as >>> well as the figures it uses? Something like that can be sent by >>> email and contain all that is needed to see the document, without >>> the need to send along all the pictures from separate files. >>> >>> Thanks in advance for your reply, >>> >>> Roberto >> >> Does File > Export > LyX Archive do what you want? >> >> Scott