Am Freitag, 25. August 2017 um 19:48:06, schrieb Scott Kostyshak <skost...@lyx.org> > On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 07:44:09PM -0400, Paul A. Rubin wrote: > > On 08/25/2017 07:29 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote: > > > On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 02:12:47PM -0400, Paul A. Rubin wrote: > > > > > > > Note that, with either approach, if you reinstall qpdfview, the next > > > > time > > > > you run reconfigure it's liable to break again. > > > If you set the viewer in preferences, then I don't think it should > > > change after running reconfigure. > > > > > > Scott > > You're probably right about that, give or take installing a new version of > > LyX. When I upgraded LyX to 2.2.3, I think it thunked my viewer preferences, > > but that was probably a one-off (the business with Mint changing the default > > text editor, PDF viewer, image viewer and something else I've forgotten > > now). > > Ah yes that could happen. If you can ever reproduce an issue where a > newer version of LyX thunks something, then we would like to fix that. > I remember seeing a couple of reports about that on Ubuntu. But it is > hard to remember to back up your user directory before an upgrade, so > it's hard to reproduce. > > Scott
It can happen if using versioned userdir. (e.g. transition from ~/.lyx2.2 to ~/.lyx2.3). In that case you may want to copy ~/.lyx2.2/preferences. Kornel
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