lyx crashes while menu navigating to the left

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Wed Feb 19 22:20:03 UTC 2020

> On 2/19/20 4:36 PM, V K wrote:
>> On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 10:06:32 PM GMT+2, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at> wrote: 
>> On 2/19/20 12:22 PM, V K wrote:
>>> Steps to reproduce: navigate through menus with keyboard (arrows), let's say, menu Navigate, go deeper into sub-menu (Bookmarks – Save Bookmark 1) and if there will be no more sub-menu in the left but you press left arrow Lyx crashes and after relaunching there is no documents from last session. If you go right with arrow, this opens right to the active menu. If you go to the left from menu item that hasn't sub menu (let's say, Navigate – Next Note), Lyx is not crashing and that opens next to the left menu.
>>> Sorry for the lapsus lingua: not left, but right and vice versa in all my text.
>>> My setup: Manjaro Linux, Lyx 2.3.4.
>> Can you give more detailed instructions? Here's what I did (using
>> English GUI):
>> 1. Alt-N, to open the Navigate menu
>> 2. Bookmarks is highlighted, so hit right arrow to open that menu.
>> 3. Hit right arrow again. This takes me to the Document menu.
>> What version of Qt is installed on your machine?
> I did exactly the same as you described once more and Lyx disappeared.
> Using Qt version 5.14.1 in /usr/lib.

What desktop or window manager are you using? There have been some weird
things on Wayland.

If you are able to compile LyX on your own with debug symbols (or if you
can install debug symbols on Manjaro) and get a backtrace, that would be
very useful. We can help you do that if need be.


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