lyx to lyx convertion

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at
Wed Dec 11 16:48:02 UTC 2019

On 11.12.19 16:23, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> On 12/11/19 3:09 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>> On 09.12.19 20:18, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>>> Am 09.12.19 um 18:42 schrieb Richard Kimberly Heck:
>>>> Mysterious. It opened right away here. But there have been some 
>>>> fixes to
>>>> things since 2.3.3.
>>>> Up to date version attached.
>>>> Riki
>>> Riki,
>>> I am very thankful for your trying out the file. It worked here 
>>> right away on my notebook. Will try it tomorrow on my PC, where I 
>>> had the problem.
>>> Yours,
>>> Wolfgang
>> Riki, I tried my original lyx file again on my PC and the one you 
>> have sent me back. Yours opened as it should, the original one can't 
>> be opened >
>> /home/wolfgang/Downloads/kent_pub_sep-orig.lyx is from an older 
>> version of LyX and the lyx2lyx script failed to convert it.
>> I made a diff between both and include it, as well as the orig and 
>> your new file. I could'nt make out the cause for the failure.
>> What did you change?
> I just opened it in LyX 2.3.4dev (what will become 2.3.4) and then 
> saved it in the current format. I don't know if there's some bug in 
> 2.3.3 that prevented it from converting, and that has been fixed, or 
> if there is some other issue. You could try running LyX from a 
> terminal. Then the conversion script will spit out the errors that are 
> preventing the conversion.
> Riki
I am sure now that this problem I have is due to the missing conversion 
on my PC, since the lyx file is exported correctly on my notebook. See 
my 'coverter ADD' question


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