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

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