Let it run

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Fri May 1 00:07:39 UTC 2020

On 4/30/20 5:05 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 10:29:04PM +0200, Daniel wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have a large document that takes more than 10 minutes to compile. In
>> between LyX seems to stop the process to ask me whether I want to "Let it
>> run" or "Stop it". Is there a way to turn this dialog off? Otherwise, I
>> always have to attend to LyX while waiting for the typesetting to finish.
> I agree it is annoying for certain cases. For me it is annoying when I
> use knitr. For you, is it purely LaTeX compilation that is taking the
> time or something else?
> I believe the process is not stopped. Try an experiment: when you get
> the dialog, wait 10 more minutes until you're sure your script would
> have finished, and then click "let it run"---it should immediately show
> the PDF.

I am pretty sure that is true, too. The process only stops if you tell
it to do so.


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