Am 08.08.2017 um 17:07 schrieb José Abílio Matos <>:
> On Tuesday, 8 August 2017 15.50.28 WEST Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote:
>> Hi,
>> is there a way of changing a lyx file from an older version to the
>> current one on the command line, like opening the file, making a
>> modification to trigger the saving allowed and saving it under the old
>> filename?
>>      find . -name '*lyx' -exec whatever {} \;
>> I wouldn't mind even a Apple Script :-)-O
>> greetings, el
> I do not use macs, last time I did it was running linux as opposed to macos 
> 9. :-)
> In any case the script responsible for converting the lyx files to a newer 
> format is called lyx2lyx.
> If you get its path (e.g. here on linux it is /usr/share/lyx/lyx2lyx/lyx2lyx) 
> then you can call it directly. It has several options for command line call 
> and it even supports compressed lyx files directly.

On Mac you may have multiple LyX applications on your system.
The standard location is the folder /Applications and the name
is There it is located in Contents/Resources/lyx2lyx/.

So, the standard is 

But the application bundle is completely relocatable. It is up
to the owner of the Mac to know where the „current“ is


> I can help further if you need.
> Regards,
> -- 
> José Abílio

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