how to use parselog flag

Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgouttes at
Sun Feb 23 13:26:53 UTC 2020

Le 23/02/2020 à 05:26, Amra, Nasir a écrit :
> Hello,
>     I am trying to debug why a converter does not work in lyx 2.3.3 
> (using miktex 2.9 on windows 7)  , but I am able to run the script in a 
> windows command window (cmd.exe). How do I set parselog flag  in the 
> converter and where would I find the log file? Is it just placing 
> “parselog” in the flag option or “parselog=TRUE” or something else?
> What I am trying to resolve is why the MS Word converter:
> pandoc -s --filter pandoc-citeproc --csl vancouver-superscript.csl   -f 
> latex -o $$o -t docx $$i
> gives me a “ lyx – can not convert file” error message. Moreover, I am 
> able to run the script above in a windows command line (cmd.exe) 
> successfully.  Any help would be much appreciated.

As far as I remember, parselog is used for converters which return 
errors with line numbers (chktex or  literate programming) this 
transforms these logs in a form that LyX can read).

In your case the best bet is to read the Message Pane. Aren't there 
enough error messages there?


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