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 (1.6.6.1), 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. Sutherland
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> The University of Utah
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