Paths forgotten?

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at
Tue May 5 12:36:02 UTC 2020

Am 05.05.20 um 13:05 schrieb UD Kap:
> 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
What if you put your lyx file into the folder where your graphic is?
What is the path of your graphics?

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