error in converting pdf formatted figure

Doug Martin martinrd3d at
Tue Mar 30 15:27:17 UTC 2021

On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 9:21 AM Yu Jin <yu_jin at> wrote:

> Am Di., 30. März 2021 um 11:50 Uhr schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann <
> engelmann at>:
>> A colleague of mine is not able to see a graphic in a float figure, if
>> it is in pdf or eps format. png works. The error message is
>> error in converting (or something similar, he has German setting).
>> We have tried to compare my and his settings in the document and tools
>> settings and did not find differences. We guess some converter is
>> missing (although in his Tools>preferences>File handling> converters
>> everything is set as is in my setting).
>> His fig.pdf output works alright in the exported pdf document.
>> What might be the cause?
> Tell him to reconfigure LyX by Tools > Reconfigure.

Good to know, thanks.
Does anyone have a list of LYX actions that require the use of Reconfigure?


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R. Douglas Martin
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Founder and Former Director of MS-CFRM Program
University of Washington
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