LyX 2.4.0 Alpha 1

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Thu Jan 14 03:06:03 UTC 2021

On 1/13/21 4:18 PM, Baris Erkus wrote:
> On 13-Jan-21 7:51 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
>> We are pleased to announce the release of the first alpha for LyX 2.4.0.
>> You can find source tarballs and binaries for Windows and OSX here:
>> See this page
>> for a description of new features and updates. As you will note, there
>> are quite a few of those.
>> As always with alpha software, this is released only for testing
>> purposes. While some of the developers have been using this version, and
>> we believe it is fairly stable, there are likely to be some unpleasant
>> surprises. That said, we would greatly appreciate testing, especially on
>> Windows, where we have few developers.
>> Should you run into a problem, please report it on our bug tracker:
>> (You may need to register, if you haven't already.) If you have
>> questions or comments, or aren't sure if what you have found is a bug,
>> please email the developer's list at lyx-devel at
> When I tried to open my LyX file with 2.4.0a1 64 bits, it
> gives the error "Error reading module theorems-ams-bytype." [snip] I
> attached a MWE that I created in LyX, with empty contents but
> with Theorems (AMS, numbered by type) module added. So it gives the
> error once and the file opens.

This opens fine for me, with no error. Have you made any local
modifications to that module? (I.e., do you have your own modified copy
in your user directory?) 

Eugene, can you reproduce?


PS Note that 2.3.6 is out.

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