Am 25.07.2012 um 23:04 schrieb Hobbs,Tom:

> Hello-
> I am using lyx 2.0 under Mac Lion and I have a problem with the working 
> directory and pathnames to files.  As I understand it, if you set the working 
> directory to a folder named, say, /Users/Tom/My_folder, then you can omit the 
> full pathnames when you insert graphics, etc.  This is really needed because 
> otherwise, it becomes terribly hard to share lyx documents and associated 
> graphics files among different users. 
> When I give the full pathname to graphics files in the Insert Graphics 
> screen, all is fine.  But when I set the path to the working directory in 
> preferences and the file name in the graphic setting, lyx can't find the 
> file. 

The working directory is the directory LyX changes to on startup.

The best thing one can do is to place all graphics files in the same directory 
or a sub directory of the referring document. All references should be made 
relative to your document. Then it's easy to share documents with associated 
graphics with other users.


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