Importing files: Some file types (.tex, .odt) only show up under "All files"

Dr Eberhard Lisse nospam at lisse.NA
Tue Feb 25 10:10:46 UTC 2020

I can't reproduce on Mac 10.15.3 LyX 

If in doubt Tool -> Reconfigure :-)-O

What happens if you do an Insert -> File ?

greetings, el

On 25/02/2020 10:46, Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
> Thank you for your quick response!
> I have attached the screenshots "LyX_import_LaTeX.png" and
> "LyX_import_all_files.png", which illustrate the problem.
> The mime types .tex and .odt seem to be known by my system, because the
> proper icons show up on the desktop and in the filemanager, and
> clicking them directly opens the appropriate application. For example,
> in TeXstudio when I click "Open", only LaTeX-files are shown. I did
> nothing special on any file related to mime-types that I can think of.
> Is it possible to accidentally do something in LyX which malconfigures
> in the way illustrated by the screenshots?
> Thanks for helpful hints in advance!
> Tobias Hilbricht

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