Can anyone who uses LyX with Windows help?  Richard Heck's suggestion to
reconfigure didn't help with either 1.6.7 or 2.0.0.

Bill Hanson

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From: Richard Heck <>
Date: Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:46 PM
Subject: Re: Can't convert
To: William Hanson <>

On 06/20/2011 07:36 PM, William Hanson wrote:
> I've downloaded LyX 2.0.0, and I can open my documents using it.  But,
> when I do, I get a message saying that I need the document class
> "article", and I'm directed to of the User Guide.
> Unfortunately I don't understand the information given there on how to
> install the appropriate package files.
There's something wrong with your LaTeX installation it would seem. You
can try Tools>Reconfigure. It may help.

> After I get into one of my documents and I click View (which I assume
> is asking for the compiled version that the dvi button yielded in LyX
> 1.6.7) I get a file name error message:  The directory path to the
> document cannot contain spaces.
I'm not sure about this one. Windows doesn't like spaces in path names,
despite the fact that it uses them.

> So I'm no farther along in being able to convert files than I was this
> morning when I was still working in version 1.6.7.
Post all this back to the user list. Uwe or one of the other Windows
people will help you. As I'm not on Windows, I can't.


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