LyX acting differently between computers
john at whitelawchartered.com
Fri Oct 30 01:41:48 UTC 2020
Dr. Lisse is obviously not perfect or he would have said "Get Debian."
On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:37:56 AM PDT Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote:
> Get a Mac.
> On 27/10/2020 23:01, David Chan wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I noticed that LyX was acting differently between computers and am trying
> > to figure out the source of this issue.
> > One computer cannot compile a file that uses biblatex with the apa
> > bibliography style, while the other two computers can. Also, the first
> > computer compiles lines slightly differently so that a paper compiles to
> > 110 pages, while on the other two computers, the paper compiles to 109
> > pages.
> > The first computer initially had an older version of LyX, 2.3.0 (February
> > 24, 2018), but when I updated it to the newest version, LyX 184.108.40.206 (June
> > 25, 2020), the problem persists. I also found the version that matches
> > the other computers in the archive, LyX 2.3.1-1, and the problem persists
> > with this as well.
> > When I checked the preferences on LyX on each of the computers, the first
> > one differs by not having `pdflatex` as an option under Preferences >
> > File Handling > File Formats > Default Output Formats, whereas this
> > option exists on the other computers. I am unable to find the `pdflatex`
> > option on the first computer regardless of the version of LyX.
> > The next thing that I did was to reinstall MikTeX on the first computer.
> > This did not seem to resolve the problem, although it seems to have
> > caused errors in compilation ("undefined control sequence", "Missing
> > number, treated as zero", and "Missing glyphs!").
> > Can someone please help me troubleshoot this?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Dave
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