LyX 2.3.6 Windows Installer

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Fri Dec 4 03:31:11 UTC 2020

On 12/3/20 3:49 PM, Bert Lloyd wrote:
> Thanks to all for your work on this update.
> I have a few custom modules in my AppData, will these be affected by
> uninstalling my previous release? If so, is there a recommended way to
> back them up or restore them?

I don't think the installer will delete them, but you may need to copy
them over manually to the new user directory (if there is one). Of
course, it's probably a good idea to back these up before installing the
new version. And regularly for any reason.


> Many thanks,
> BL
> PS - LyX with MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 Ed
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2020 at 1:32 PM Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at> wrote:
>> As noted in the announcement of LyX 2.3.6, there is now an updated
>> installer available for Windows, including a 64 bit version. In order to
>> update to 2.3.6 on Windows using the new installer, you should uninstall
>> the previous 2.3 releases using the uninstaller or from within the
>> control panel/Windows settings beforehand. Make sure to not install LyX
>> 2.3.6 into an existing LyX directory by choosing an empty folder for the
>> installation.
>> Riki
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