On 03/25/2012 05:13 PM, Paul A. Rubin wrote: > Art Edwards <edwardsa <at> icantbelieveimdoingthis.com> writes: > >> Could not display "/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.T25823/lyx_tmpbuf2/MRS_2012.pdf" >> >> The location is not a folder. >> >> The pdf file exists and is viewable, just not using the view button in lyx. >> > Just to be clear, you're saying that if you do View > PDF or View > PDF > (pdflatex) in LyX, you find the aforenamed PDF file in the LyX buffer > directory, > and you can open it manually in your preferred viewer, but LyX reports the > quoted error message? That being the case, if you look at Tools > > Preferences > > File Handling > File Formats and select the appropriate (say, PDF (pdflatex)), > is the Viewer field set correctly? > > Paul > > Yes to everything above the last question. That was the problem. The Viewer field was set to xdg-open. I changed it to acroread and it works!
Many thanks. Art Edwards