Until last week I could see all pdf files on lyx screen. but now I get the message “error converting to loadable format” for both eps and pdf. ln·-s·/usr/local/Cellar/imagemagick\@6//bin/con. vert·/usr/local/bin/convert¶ . XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. I recently installed in Windows XP and Mac OSX.4, and have been receiving the same error when inserting EPS format graphics: “Error converting to .
For me, on Windos 10 the following solved the problem: According to upstream it is a bug in ghostscript!
I’ve also tried searching many forums online but they all seem to point to updating ghostscript, which doesn’t apply to me since I’m running the latest version. Verified on debian version.
Cannot display EPS files inside Lyx
Werner k 64 If you’re having problems with your figures, then it’s almost certain that the reason why things are going wrong can be found in the output generated by the above command.
Use the newest version. Conversion from eps to png can be done by convert poadable provided by ImageMagick. Veridian 1 4 Add the path where the convert command is located to Lyx. So for example, following Fran’s answer and loaddable LyX wiki instructions: Email Required, but never shown. The difficulty is, the output file will be named outfile. Just follow Hector’s instructions: This fix should already be in Lyx 2.
I attach fixed convertDefault. Hallo Kazis, Have you fixed this problem? When I have pdfs images embedded in my document they don’t display in the Lyx window they appear in the final PDF however. The problem is in “-define pdf: It is called with following arguments:.
If you are using brew, you can fix this problem by removing imagemagic and installing the latest 6.
This also holds for newly created accounts. Since png is well supported and is among the GUI displayable formats, that is a reasonable choice.
If you’re presented with such a message, then you’ll need to augment the list of known converters. To post a comment you must log in. Fomat attention that the converters are in the right path.
You can overwrite stock convertDefault. It’s what the official fix does. This bug affects 2 people. Flrmat not, install ImageMagick first http: Also, please assume layman’s knowledge when replying.
Things I have already tried: If you see the “Error converting to loadable format” message only with PDF files and you’ve verified that you have the converter tools mentioned above, check which version of GhostScript you are using. Now you have to add the path where convert is located to Lyx.
Then the first step is to install ImageMagick if ImageMagick has not been installed. Who is online Users browsing this forum: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Email and Password.
Problems loading PDF graphics If you see the “Error converting to loadable format” message only with PDF files and you’ve verified that you have the converter tools mentioned above, check which version of GhostScript you are using. If, after all that, LyX still cannot load the figure, then it’ll tell you so with a message “Error converting convertingg loadable format” in place of an loafable view of your figure.
Reproducing this bug is very simple, just open lyx, create new file and insert pdf graphics.
eps Error converting to loadable format
However, If you see the “Error converting to loadable format” message only with PDF files and you’ve verified that you have the converter tools mentioned above, check which version of GhostScript you are using.
I edited my contribution and hope I made more clear, how it is related to the problem. The link shows a detailed example of adding a converter.