cutting and pasting text in LyX document error

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Sat Nov 28 14:57:08 UTC 2020

On 11/28/20 4:50 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
> If I cut and paste text from literature in e.g. Jabref in a LyX
> document I get this error
> An error occurred while running:
> python -tt $$s/scripts/ gnuhtml2latex
> "Buffer_importStringMHQHEd.html" "Buffer_importStringMHQHEd.tex"
> Not important, since it includes the pasted text in spite of the warning.
> Just curious

It looks as if what's copied from JabRef is HTML and LyX is trying to
convert it to LaTeX for pasting. If you run from a terminal, you might
get more info on what the error is.


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