Drew Kime wrote:
2009/4/28 Steve Litt <sl...@troubleshooters.com>

Lyx has an option to specify a typewriter face. Simply highlight the
click on Edit->Text Style->Customized, and under "Family" select
Typewriter. Then check what it does to the code, and do a global replace
get all occurrences.
You can do that, but in my opinion it's a bad idea because the text should
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,
if later you decide a certain category should also be boldface, you can do

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.

Indeed, but it might be worth it for an entire book.
Now while lyx styles may be hard to make for the average word processor user. I don't think it is so hard for someone who already understands and can deal with latex.

Helge Hafting

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