On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 08:42:39AM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> 1. Wayland is the new thing to replace X11 (eventually)
> 2. Many of us work from home, and need to do presentations
> But sharing screens under wayland doesn't work well.  My usual way to
> present from lyx is to use the view button, which opens a window with
> evince as viewer (or okular will also work).  Then to present from
> chrome, I will have a choice on X11 of sharing screen, a window, or a
> chrome tab.  I would normally choose to share the pdf viewer window.
> This doesn't work on wayland.  Running chrome on wayland shows no
> windows to share.
> But a thought is sharing a chrome  tab might work.  So that brings up
> my question, how can I configure lyx to open a chrome tab as the pdf
> viewer?  From what I can see, chrome seems to be an adequate viewer
> for most presentation purposes (has basics, no fancy features though).
> Thanks,
> Neal

Tools > Preferences > File Handling > File Formats, choose your format (e.g., 
PDF (pdflatex)), and under "Viewer" select "Custom" and put in "chromium" (or 
the Chrome equivalent). Note that I did not test this.


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