What I wanted to say is that the installer automatically gives the option to use/download/install Texlive. Is it possible?
------------------------------------------------- Julio Rojas jcredbe...@gmail.com On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 2:47 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikih...@lyx.org> wrote: > On 05/15/2018 11:46 AM, Julio Rojas wrote: > > On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 5:18 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikih...@lyx.org> > wrote: > >> On 05/11/2018 03:37 PM, Jim Rockford wrote: >> > In my 20+ years in the world of science, I have not known a single >> > user of Lyx (~50 in total) who wasn't computer savvy. Why not just >> > include a warning message that Lyx 2.3.0 may not function properly >> > with MiKTeX distributions that have not been updated as recently as >> > some specific date? >> >> That is more or less what was proposed by most of the development team: >> A warning at start-up, that LyX was going to update MikTeX, with an >> option for the user to abort the install if they wish. The person >> responsible for the Windows packages refused to include such a warning, >> and we did not think updating people's other software without asking >> permission to do so was something we should do. So that has left us in a >> bad position. >> >> We are working now to try to produce a Windows installer. Unfortunately, >> none of the active development team use Windows, so it is taking longer >> than it otherwise might. We'd certainly welcome help from someone who >> does use Windows. >> >> Riki >> >> >> >> > And this is why I couldn't care less about MikTeX and have been using > TeXlive on my Windoze installations for a while. Is it possible to give the > alternative to use Texlive instead of MikTex? > > > You can use LyX with whatever installation you like, but the "bundle" > installer gives you MikTeX. > > Riki > >