Re: LyX Win7 package install fails because Miktex install fails.

2016-08-03 Thread Mark Kortink
Thanks Richard On each reinstall I deleted all residual directories. BUT I have solved the problem. After uninstall I searched the registry for references to LyX and Miktex and found a few. I couldn't delete them, I think because I am on a work computer and everything is locked down. I did notice

Re: LyX Win7 package install fails because Miktex install fails.

2016-08-03 Thread Richard Heck
On 08/02/2016 09:30 PM, Mark Kortink wrote: > > Hi. I had LyX 2.2.0 (LyX-220-Bundle-3) running on a brand new Win 7 > laptop but for various reasons to do with not being able to generate > pdfs and missing .sty files I decided to uninstall and reinstall. > > > > The 2.2.0 reinstallation then

Re: Strange xxx-lyxformat-474.lyx files

2016-08-03 Thread Dr Eberhard Lisse
Rich, LyX has a versioning system (by default). It uses RCS, which used to be part of the XCode command line tools on the Mac (and can still be installed via homebrew) and an Ubuntu package by itself. There should be some Windoze package too, somewhere. There is also SVN support for document

Re: Strange xxx-lyxformat-474.lyx files

2016-08-03 Thread Dr Eberhard Lisse
I got Time Machine running and am VERY diligent with Unison :-)-O, but of course once can always run ... rm -v ... But, find ~/ -name '*.lyx' -exec grep -h \\lyxformat {} \; | sort| uniq shows that I have LyX files from 26 different versions lying around :-)-O el On 2016-08-02 16:31, Steve

LyX Win7 package install fails because Miktex install fails.

2016-08-03 Thread Mark Kortink
Hi. I had LyX 2.2.0 (LyX-220-Bundle-3) running on a brand new Win 7 laptop but for various reasons to do with not being able to generate pdfs and missing .sty files I decided to uninstall and reinstall. The 2.2.0 reinstallation then failed on several attempts, so I tried uninstalling that and