I installed Lyx 1.6.7 on my mac running OSX 10.6.4 and encounter no problems with mouse scrolling. I have not experimented with Lyx 2.0 as yet.
bill On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:09 AM, James C. Sutherland < james.sutherl...@utah.edu> wrote: > It appears that mouse scrolling is broken on the Mac for LyX 1.6.7. This > same problem is present in the alpha versions of 2.0 on the Mac, and it > looks like it slipped through the cracks for this release. > > Any chance of a patch being released in the very near future to fix this > serious regression? > > James > > > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 12:54 AM, Jürgen Spitzmüller <sp...@lyx.org>wrote: > >> Public release of LyX version 1.6.7 >> =================================== >> >> We are pleased to announce the release of LyX 1.6.7. This is the eighth >> maintenance release in the 1.6.x series. >> >> >From the list of fixes and improvements, we'd like to highlight >> particularly that this release irons out all known stability problems with >> Qt 4.6. LyX 1.6.7 is our first release that is supposed to run smoothly >> with Qt 4.6, so we urge all distributors who use that version to upgrade >> LyX as well. >> >> A detailed list of changes is appended below, remaining known problems >> are listed in the file RELEASE-NOTES. >> >> All users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. >> >> In case you are wondering what LyX is, here is what >> http://www.lyx.org/ has to say on the subject: >> >> LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing >> based on the structure of your documents, not their appearance. It >> is released under a Free Software/Open Source license. >> >> LyX is for people that write and want their writing to look great, >> right out of the box. No more endless tinkering with formatting >> details, 'finger painting' font attributes or futzing around with >> page boundaries. You just write. In the background, Prof. Knuth's >> legendary TeX typesetting engine makes you look good. >> >> On screen, LyX looks like any word processor; its printed output -- >> or richly cross-referenced PDF, just as readily produced -- looks >> like nothing else. Gone are the days of industrially bland .docs, >> all looking similarly not-quite-right, yet coming out unpredictably >> different on different printer drivers. Gone are the crashes >> 'eating' your dissertation the evening before going to press. >> >> LyX is stable and fully featured. It is a multi-platform, fully >> internationalized application running natively on Unix/Linux, the >> Macintosh and modern Windows platforms. >> >> You can download LyX 1.6.7 here (the .bz2 are compressed with bzip2, >> which yields smaller files): >> >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.bz2 >> ftp://ftp.devel.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> ftp://ftp.devel.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/lyx-1.6.7.tar.bz2 >> >> and it should propagate shortly to the following mirrors (which will >> also host the .bz2 versions): >> >> ftp://ftp.lip6.fr/pub/lyx/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> http://lyx.cybermirror.org/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> >> ftp://gd.tuwien.ac.at/publishing/tex/lyx/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> ftp://ftp.ntua.gr/pub/X11/LyX/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> >> >> http://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/pub/unix/editors/lyx/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> http://lyx.mirror.fr/stable/1.6.x/lyx-1.6.7.tar.gz >> >> Prebuilt binaries (rpms for Linux distributions, Mac OS X and Windows >> installers) should soon be available at: >> >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/bin/1.6.7/ >> >> If you already have the sources of the previous release (184.108.40.206), you may >> want to apply one of the following patches instead: >> >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/1.6.x/patch-1.6.7.gz >> ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/stable/1.6.x/patch-1.6.7.bz2 >> >> If you find what you think is a bug in LyX 1.6.7, you may either >> e-mail the LyX developers' mailing list (lyx-devel <at> lists.lyx.org), >> or open a bug report at http://www.lyx.org/trac/ >> >> If you're having trouble using the new version of LyX, or have a >> question, first check out http://www.lyx.org/help/. If you can't find >> the answer there, e-mail the LyX users' list (lyx-users <at> >> lists.lyx.org). >> >> Enjoy! >> >> The LyX team. >> >> >> What's new in version 1.6.7? >> ---------------------------- >> >> ** Updates: >> *********** >> >> * DOCUMENT INPUT/OUTPUT >> >> - New -f [--force-overwrite] command line flag. Without any argument (or >> with 'all' as argument) all files are silently overwritten on export >> from the command line. Using 'main' as argument, only the main file will >> be overwritten. >> >> - New preference setting for selecting what to do when existing files are >> going to be overwritten on export from the GUI. >> >> - Detect LyXBlogger, a LyX to WordPress Blog Publishing Tool, if installed >> (bug 6658). See http://wiki.lyx.org/Tools/LyXBlogger. >> >> >> * USER INTERFACE >> >> - Layout and template file for document class "article (IEEEtran)" were >> updated for IEEEtran 1.7a. >> >> - Do not unnecessarily truncate the text of notes, footnotes and marginals >> (bug 6672, part 1). >> >> - Tooltips are added to the outliner (bug 6672, part 2). >> >> - Add GUI support for big delimiters variants without 'l', 'm' or 'r' >> endings and for '<' and '>' with all variants. >> >> >> * DOCUMENTATION AND LOCALIZATION >> >> - New Greek translation of the Intro manual. >> >> - Updated Basque, Czech, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, >> Japanese and Slovak user interace localizations. >> >> - Major update of the Basque User's Guide, Tutorial and Intro. >> >> - Updated Japanese Additional LyX Features manual. >> >> - Updated French User's Guide, Additional LyX Features, Embedded Objects >> and Math manual as well as the French LaTeX Configuration overview. >> >> - Updated LaTeX Configuration overview. >> >> >> * BUILD/INSTALLATION >> >> - On cygwin, install lyxprofile and lyxrc.dist by default. This avoids the >> use of post-install scripts for this task. >> >> >> ** Bug fixes: >> ************* >> >> * DOCUMENT INPUT/OUTPUT >> >> - Fix a crash when reopening a hidden buffer in another window (bug 6791). >> >> - Fix an assertion when using an empty user macro taking an argument as >> the base of script inset (bug 6739). >> >> - Fix reverse search when the document name contains a character that is >> forbidden in LaTeX filenames (such as spaces). >> >> - Improve reverse search for documents containing index insets (bug 6649). >> >> - Honour physical paper size settings on output (bug 5247). >> >> - Fix compilation error in documents containing passages in Arabic and >> Farsi (bug 6714). >> >> - Fix direction of references to section numbers in documents with >> right-to-left-languages (bug 6711). >> >> - Safer creation of backup files on ext4 (part of bug 6587). >> >> - Simplify definition of \greektext (bug 6456 and 6458). >> >> - Don't overwrite child .tex documents on latex export (bug 2434). >> >> - Don't allow the creation multiple buffers with same name (bug 6645). >> >> - Don't automatically overwrite files on export from command line, >> unless the newly introduced -f flag is used (bug 2762). >> >> - Allow to overwrite files without dialog popup on export from GUI >> (bug 2844). >> >> - Correct the LaTeX output of framed boxes (bug 4776). >> >> - Correctly parse math formulas having a backslash as last character on a >> line (bug 6756). >> >> - Only use the page margins if the option "Default margins" is not checked >> (bug 6699). >> >> - Load the package "amsmath" when using cfrac (bug 6787). >> >> - Fix chapter and section label declaration in the Tufte book class. >> >> - Do not swallow an empty last line in matrix or eqnarray types of >> environments (bug 6595). >> >> - Rerun Latex if Biblatex requests for it. >> >> >> * USER INTERFACE >> >> - Fix a warning and an incidental crash when using the outliner (bug >> 6680). >> >> - Fix an assertion when copying insets from a deleted range of text >> deleted by a different author (bug 6744). >> >> - Correctly restore a dissolved macro inset on undo (bug 6678). >> >> - Fix cursor positioning in ERT insets with leading blanks (bug 6746). >> >> - Correctly handle empty custom line spacing in settings (bug 6649). >> >> - Correctly display color changes in math formulas (bug 4071). >> >> - Make sure that the '|'-character in headings does not confuse the TOC >> list in navigate menu (bug 2009). >> >> - Do not report the word count by the spellchecker twice (bug 6254). >> >> - Fix the display of the "Address" environment in LyX when using the >> elsart layout (bug 3930). (Note: elsart.layout is obsolete, please use >> elsarticle.layout instead). >> >> - Clear an existing selection when using "Navigate Back" (bug 6686). >> >> - Correctly paint the button for external material when the "Preview" >> attribute is not defined (bug 6677). >> >> - Box dialog: horizontal box alignment is only possible with a simple >> frame and without an inner box >> >> - Box dialog: without an inner box the specification of the width is only >> possible with a simple frame (bug 6721). >> >> - Use correct fonts for rendering the \underbar and \ensuremath macros in >> math when they are nested in certain environments (bug 6729 and 6745). >> >> - Use display-formatted file name when asking about removing an emergency >> file. >> >> - Do not open buffers in tabs when calling buffer-switch while the option >> to open buffers in tabs is turned off (bug 5942). >> >> >> * DOCUMENTATION AND LOCALIZATION >> >> - Adapt the tufte example documents to the requirements of recent releases >> of the tufte-handout and tufte-book classes. >> >> - Correct typos and font styles in the LaTeXConfig.lyx document. >> >> - Add wasysym to LaTeXConfig.lyx (bug 6752). >> >> >> * BUILD/INSTALLATION >> >> - Fix building with Fedora 13 and potentially other recent linux >> distributions. >> >> - CMake: Install all but the binaries into the 'Resource' folder. >> >> - Several fixes to the cmake build procedure. >> >> - When compiling using automake >= 1.11, use the nicer `silent rules' >> output format. >> >> - Check whether the wasysym package is installed (bug 6752). >> > > > > -- > James C. 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