2009/4/28 Steve Litt <sl...@troubleshooters.com>

> > Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the
> text,
> > click on Edit->Text Style->Customized, and under "Family" select
> > Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace
> to
> > get all occurrences.
> You can do that, but in my opinion it's a bad idea because the text should
> be
> Typewriter for some specific reason. There could be several parts that are
> Typewriter faced for different reasons, and once you say "typewriter face",
> you've put them all in one bucket. If you use character styles instead,
> then
> if later you decide a certain category should also be boldface, you can do
> that.

In principle I agree with you. But I've found designing my own type styles
somewhat less than user friendly. I'm sure it's one of those things that,
once learned, seems second nature. But the learning curve is pretty steep.


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