Project Release Information
This release is the result of ongoing efforts to make the stable version even more reliable and stable. It fixes a number of bugs and makes a number of improvements. These are detailed in the announcement. All LyX users to upgrade.
This release begins a new series of 2.0.x, which will incrementally improve its stability as the time passes.
Yet another number of crashes that have been reported were fixed. Many small glitches were ironed out. Some features and additions from the forthcoming 2.x series have been backported, such as support for CVS revision control and a new Swedish localization.
Crashes have been fixed. Many small glitches were ironed out. The user interface was further polished. The documentation was updated. Some new layouts were added.
This release irons out all known stability problems with Qt 4.6. This is the first release that is supposed to run smoothly with Qt 4.6, so all distributors who use that version of Qt are urged to upgrade LyX as well. Other fixes and improvements were also made.
LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents, not their appearance. It is intended for people people who write and want their writing to look great without tinkering with formatting details, font attributes, or page boundaries. On screen, it looks like any word processor, but it uses the TeX engine for printed output and producing richly cross-referenced PDFs. It is stable and fully featured.