Paths forgotten?

Kornel Benko kornel at
Tue May 5 11:17:30 UTC 2020

Am Tue, 5 May 2020 07:05:33 -0400
schrieb UD Kap <ehud.kaplan at>:

> I have a Lyx/Beamer presentation which compiles just fine.  However, when I return to
> it a day later, I get numerous errors "cannot determine the size of the graphics..".
> It seems that the connections to the images that are not in the same directory as the
> Lyx presentation are lost, and I have to click on the image place-holder in the Lyx
> file, navigate to the correct place in the directory where the image files are stored,
> and click OK.  For the remainder of that editing session, everything works fine, but
> when I return a day or two later, I have to do it all over again.
>       What am I doing wrong?  The images that are in the same directory where the Lyx
> file is are fine, but the others are elsewhere.  Since some of them I use often, I
> don't want to keep copies of them for every presentation I prepare.  How do I make the
> paths to the other directories remembered across editing sessions?
> Thanks,
> E. Kaplan

Could you check, if the correct (absolute) path is stored in the lyx-file?
Do you refer to lyx2.3.?
Do you start lyx always from the same directory (in case the paths are stored relative)?

I don't see that you are doing anything wrong.

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