Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Mon Aug 17 16:00:46 UTC 2020

On 8/17/20 5:05 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
> Am 16.08.20 um 16:04 schrieb Richard Kimberly Heck:
>> On 8/16/20 8:28 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>>> what is the function of .lyx/cache? I did not find infos in the help
>>> file. Seems to contain figures such as pdf, eps, png and they are all
>>> coded with 10 digit numbers.
>> It saves the conversions of images for loading into LyX itself. If you
>> delete the directory, they will be re-generated as required.
>> Riki
> Thanks, Riki.
> Suppose I change some of the images with smaller ones, would the large
> ones still remain in the cache?

I think so, but I am not sure.

> I guess the images of all the used lyx files are in this cache, are they?

Anything that gets converted is cached here. I am not sure if that
includes math previews.


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