error in converting pdf formatted figure

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at
Tue Mar 30 19:06:39 UTC 2021

Am 30.03.21 um 18:06 schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann:
> Am 30.03.21 um 17:20 schrieb Yu Jin:
>> Am Di., 30. März 2021 um 11:50 Uhr schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann 
>> <engelmann at <mailto: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.
>> -- 
>>      Eugene
> Thanks a lot! Told him.
> Wolfgang

he tried already reconfigure, which did not help. He upgraded to Debian 
10.9 and installed it with KDE-desktop, and it worked. He does not know, 
whether it was the new Debian-version or the KDE-desktop. Anyway, it 
works now.

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