# Re: New Error Messages After Upgrade to LyX/Mac 1.5.4

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 11:16 PM, Bruce Pourciau
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> Missing $inserted. > Extra }, or forgotten$.
> LaTeX Error: Bad math environment delimiter.
> LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item.
> Missing } inserted.
...
> Anybody know what's going on? (NB: I'm a LyX intermediate and a TeX novice.)

Not really, these messages can be caused by pretty much anything.

Try cutting text until it finally compiles. Then uncut text until you
find where the bit that is causing trouble. (It is quite often that
this is needed. Perhaps there should be an automated tool to do this?)

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John C. McCabe-Dansted
PhD Student
University of Western Australia