On Sep 23, 2009, at 12:13 PM, rgheck wrote:
On 09/23/2009 11:48 AM, Johannes Knaus wrote:
The fix for this was committed to trunk and branch a few days ago,
so autosave can be disabled in current 1.6.5svn. The problem was
that a confusion between saving automatic backups and saving a
backup for the original document had crept into the dialog somehow.
So "disabling autosave" was actually disabling backups on saving.
Am 23.09.2009 um 16:57 schrieb James C. Sutherland:
On Sep 23, 2009, at 8:50 AM, Stefano Baroni wrote:
LyX -> Preferences -> Look & Feel -> User Interface -> "Backup
Documents every XXX Minutes"
If so, would you please remind us how to disable autosave?
As said, you can't really disable autosave. No matter which number
you type here, LyX does automatic saving.
I don't know if this is only a Mac specific issue or happens on all
platforms. If so, what is the use of this preference?
What do others say?
Two suggestions to people on Snow Leopard, then. First, have people
tried just setting the autosave time to 300? That's five hours
between attempts and so "crashes". Not perfect, but better.
Have tried this and it does not work. Lyx still crashes about every 5
Second, if you want the real fix, download and compile current
I posted a longish message about how to do this a couple weeks back,
and there's info on the wiki tool.
Can you explain further what you mean by "real fix"? Just would like
to know before I go through the compile process.
The fix for me of late has simply to hit CMD+S about every three
minutes. No false crashes occur at all if I am consistent.
Third, perhaps it's worth a plea for some kind of emergency release
on Mac OSX, as there was an emergency release (220.127.116.11) on Windows.
I'll float that idea on devel.