Andrew,That indeed worked. Thanks a lot!Pointing to the bin folder solves the deal!Thanks! ;)Good now we have an updated thread on how to solve these issues.
> Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:47:22 +1200 > From: apars...@clear.net.nz > Subject: Re: LyX + CAS > To: c1b...@hotmail.com > > > > On 5/09/2013 10:41 a.m., Andrew Parsloe wrote: > > On 5/09/2013 8:33 a.m., David R. José wrote: > >> Yildizoglu, > >> Found it! > >> Creating a copy of cmaple.exe with the name maple.exe and pointing the > >> LyX path to \bin.win\ at the Maple dir does the deal. > >> Guess there should be a Help Section were we could put this info :) > >> Unfortunately the two CAS able to interact with LyX in Win7 are paid. > >> Maybe there is also a workaround for Maxima, which would help the > >> freeware and open source cause :) > >> Cheeryo! > >> > > > > David, > > > > On my Windows Vista laptop I've installed Maxima to E:\Program > > files\Maxima-5.25.1-gcl. In LyX 2.0.6 I've added the following to the > > end of the PATH prefix: setting (under Tools > Preferences > Paths) > > > > ;E:\Program files\Maxima-5.25.1-gcl\bin > > > > The bin contains maxima.exe (and various other .exe files as well as > > maxima.bat). Whatever LyX is looking for, it finds it there. When I > > write 1+1 in a maths inset and go through the labyrinth Edit > Math > > > Use Computer Algebra System > Maxima, after a little pause the inset > > changes to 1+1=2. (Incidentally, if I *select* 1+1 and then activate > > Maxima, the inset changes to 1+1= without the 2. The selection confuses > > things.) > > > > Andrew > > > A small correction: the bin folder contains xmaxima.exe (rather than > maxima.exe). > > Andrew