James Sutherland-4 wrote:
> On Jul 11, 2008, at 3:16 PM, bigblop wrote:
>> If I compile the child separately the references from my .bib file
>> does not
>> show (only appears as question marks).
>> But based on your answer it seems that my wish is not possible - you
>> that I still have to manually skip to the main file to get the whole
>> document updated (or even a child to look correct).
> Right. You must compile the main file, not the children, if you want
> the full document with proper cross references.
> This is no different than LaTeX. There you still must compile the
> "main" file and not the children. In LaTeX the problem is even a bit
> worse because a "child" will not compile at all because all of the
> latex preamble stuff is missing. So LyX seems to be better than LaTeX
> in this regard, although not perfect since, as you point out,
> references are broken...
I know that it works with Kile for linux. There its possible to make a
project where you define a compile command that always compiles the master
eventhough you are currently editing a child. It seems that it would just be
a matter of defining a shortkey to compile a user specified .lyx file (in
this case main.lyx)
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