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?


On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Julien Rioux <>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 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

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