[texhax] Graphics with Lyx.

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Sat May 21 02:14:13 CEST 2016

 >|I have recently had to deal with a paper submitted
 >|to ANZJS, that was prepared using Lyx. The paper
 >|was actually handled by one of my technical-editing
 >|colleagues and he found that no matter what he did the
 >|graphics that were contained in the paper were converted
 >|to png format even though/when the graphics were provided
 >|as pdf files. The resulting diminishment in the quality
 >|of the graphics was noticeable and was unacceptable for
 >|the Journal.

I've just tested lyx and included a pdf graphics file. I
"exported" to .tex and the resulting file had


with no extension so lyx isn't converting to png. If the
resulting tex file is processed by pdflatex it will use
filename.png if it's available so perhaps there is a poor
quality .png file in the same directory. Remove it and

 >|I know from nothing about Lyx --- I'm not even sure what
 >|it *is* exactly

It's a front-end to LaTeX et al with a gui for users who
need it. 

Bob T.

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