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Here are some bugs in LaTeX supporting programs that affect functionality of LyX. Some of these bugs may be squashed in more recent distributions.
There is a bug in the babel package that affects formatting in large documents in an erratic way, indicating a spurious
There is a bug in the babel/graphicx packages that occurs in Turkish and Latin documents. The
Babel's support for Hungarian is outdated and often causes LaTeX bugs. The babel maintainer unfortunately doesn't update the affected file magyar.ldf. The workaround is to replace babel's default magyar.ldf file with this one. The Windows-specific description how to use Hungarian with LyX also describes this workaround.
A bug in dvipng version 1.6 causes font problems in instant preview (an option in Preferences -> Graphics). If math inserts vanish partially or totally, or characters in math inserts disappear or are displayed with incorrect glyphs, try the following: Remove
The styles “on page <page>”, “<reference> on page <page>” and “Formatted reference” will cause LaTeX errors for document languages that make the period character active (like for example French).
Frank Mittelbach corrected the bug in december 2010, the right version 1.4y is here (still in svn, will probably be committed to CTAN with the next update of the tools directory). To get it, you must retrieve also http://www.latex-project.org/svnroot/latex2e-public/required/tools/tools.ins, run latex on this file (ignore errors) and install the resulting varioref.sty in your distribution.
Otherwise here are two possible workarounds: