You use bookmarks in LyX. Tell me about it

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Tue Apr 6 15:23:53 UTC 2021

On 4/5/21 11:54 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> Dear LyX users,
> I recently tried to fix ticket #2496 for 2.4.0.
> However, several problems occurred:
> 1/ displaying bookmark numbers inline does not please everybody (see
> attachment)
> 2/ displaying them in the margin is not entirely satisfying either
> (other attachment); note that the code for this case is not perfect
> yet (e.g. the margin is not large enough).
> 3/ making bookmarks visible made me aware that the bookmarks
> functionality is really broken. I fixed a few things, but a lot
> remains to be done.
> This makes me wonder: are there users of this bookmarks thing out
> there? What is your use case? Do you keep bookmarks between sessions,
> or is it just to get back and forth in a document at a given moment?

Similar to others, I tend to use them in an ad hoc way and do not care
if they persist between sessions.


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