Installing Lyx and Miktex2.9. for Windows 10
Richard Kimberly Heck
rikiheck at lyx.org
Tue Jul 21 19:41:10 UTC 2020
On 7/21/20 2:01 PM, Mike Reeks wrote:
> Dear lyx users, I need your help.
> Can you advise me on the best way to install these 2 programs and
> explain the error I get using the versions of Miktex2.9 and lyx
> 2.3.5 I have installed. I have downloaded
> basic-miktex-20.6.29-x64.exe and then run the basic miktex installer
> (64 bit) version. I have followed that by installing lyx 2.3.5 using
> the lyx basic installer for windows 7 and later.
> Before proceeding further there was a cautionary note saying I need
> to instal a Tex distribution. I assume that this would be satisfied
> if have installed Miktex correctly. I then followed the wizard
> installation 2.3.52. I missed the start menu request as I don’t know
> what choice to make. I have a problem when I get to latex
> distribution, because there is a reference to the file latex.exe and
> request for its path. I have ticked ‘Dont use latex’ and then ticked
You will need to give the installer the path to the latex.exe binary
installed by MiKTeX. I'm not sure why it's not being auto-detected. It
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