LyX Relesed

Mike Reeks mike.reeks at
Mon Jul 13 12:10:28 UTC 2020

Thanks for your feed back. I am using Windows 10. I’ll try downloading what is their final release version. Maybe that’s the problem. BestMike 

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On Monday, July 13, 2020, 12:50 pm, Yu Jin <yu_jin at> wrote:

Am So., 12. Juli 2020 um 23:08 Uhr schrieb Bernd <bernd.kappenberg at>:

Yes, I started it with the checkbox on the last page of the installer.
I use Windows 10 and was using administrator privileges to install LyX
(The same happened with an ealier version of LyX.)
Strangely, this time I could not activate Acrobat Reader DC, even though I found the output file.
After a restart, everything was OK.

 Am 11.07.2020 um 20:29 schrieb Yu Jin:
   Am Sa., 11. Juli 2020 um 16:48 Uhr schrieb Bernd <bernd.kappenberg at>:
When I start LyX for the first time, it tells me "security
 alert: ... started with elevated privileges" and the PDF is created but
 not shown (= failure to open).
 After a restart, everything is OK.
 Not really a bug, more a hiccup.
 Kind regards,
  Hello Bernd, 
  Thank you for your feedback. Can you please provide some more information? 
  Which operating system are you using? How exactly do you start LyX for the first time? E.g. on Windows there is a checkbox on the last page of the installer. Or do you simply launch the program like you would usually do? Which pdf viewer are you using?

Thank you for the report, Bernd. I have found a way to fix this issue, however it will only be available in LyX 2.4. In upcoming LyX 2.3 releases the option to start LyX from the finish page will be deactivated to avoid confusion.


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