Empty backup directory

Kornel Benko kornel at lyx.org
Sat Jun 26 08:58:23 UTC 2021

Am Sat, 26 Jun 2021 09:29:29 +0200
schrieb Daniel <xracoonx at gmx.de>:

> Hi,
> After installing LyX, the backup directory is empty (Preferences > 
> Paths). Does that mean that no backups are created by default or that 
> the backups are created even though "Backup documents, every ... 
> minutes" is checked (Preferences > Look & Feel > Document Handling) 
> (btw. Look & Feel seems a misnomer for backup settings). Or is a backup 
> created in the directory of the lyx file (the title bar shows a 
> directory even for new not yet saved files, so I suppose these files are 
> backup there as well)?
> Daniel

From what I understand, backups are created iff a lyx file changes while
edited by lyx.

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