On Apr 18, 2009, at 5:27 PM, Stefano Franchi wrote:

On Saturday 18 April 2009 17:24:38 James Sutherland wrote:
I think that I may have found a bug in LyX.

1. Create a footnote.
2. In the footnote, insert a hyperlink
3. In the "target" field of the hyperlink, insert a URL with a "#"
sign in it, i.e.  www.example.com/#1

Latex fails to compile this document.

A hyperlink with a "#" in the target works as long as it is NOT in a

I have attached a trivially simple file that exposes this problem.

This worked in 1.6.0.  (Actually, I have a file that used this in
1.6.0rc3 - I haven't tried recompiling that particular file since

Can anyone verify that this is a bug?

Your example works fine here, actually: Lyx 1.6.2 with TexLive 2007 on Kubuntu

Hmm.. Good to know. I am on Mac OSX 10.5.6 LyX 1.6.2 with TexLive 2008.
Can anyone else on a Mac duplicate this?

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