My LyX folder has the path C:\Program Files\LyX20. I can't get rifd of the space in "Program Files". Are you suggesting that I move the LyX20 folder somewhere else?
Bill On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Julien Rioux <jri...@physics.utoronto.ca>wrote: > On 22/06/2011 4:10 PM, William Hanson wrote: > >> Windows XP Users, >> >> The attached message string details my story. Basic Summary: >> >> My OS is Windows XP, and I've been using LyX 1.6.7 without problems for >> about a year. Starting a couple of days ago I've been unable to update or >> view the DVI versions of my files. Clicking the dvi or PS icons brings an >> error message: "Cannot convert file An error occurred whilst running >> phython -tt". >> >> I 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 18.104.22.168 of the User Guide. Unfortunately I don't understand >> the >> information given there on how to install the appropriate package files. >> >> After I get into one of my documents (using 2.0.0) 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". >> >> The suggestions offered by Richard Heck and Julien Rioux, while much >> appreciated, have not helped. >> >> Bill Hanson >> >> > Given this new information, can you get any output if you put your LyX file > in a directory path which does not contain spaces in its name? > > Regards, > Julien > >