On Friday 29 May 2009 03:43:14 pm Paul A. Rubin wrote:
> Hesham Kamel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Please,
> > I am using enumerate for numbering some paragraphs. How can you show
> > roman numerals instead of numbers?
> > Thank you
> Prior to the start of the first enumeration where you want Roman
> numerals, insert the following in ERT (TeX):
> \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\roman{enumi}.}
> That makes enumeration labels at the outermost level lower case Roman
> numerals followed by a period.  Change 'enumi' to 'enumii' (both
> occurrences) for second level (nested) enumerations, or to 'enumiii' for
> third tier (twice nested) enumerations.  Change '\roman' to '\Roman' if
> you want upper case Roman numerals (IV rather than iv).  If you want
> them surround in parentheses rather than followed by a period, include
> the desired punctuation in the last argument.
> If you need to return to conventional numbering of an enumeration later,
> put the following in ERT prior to the start of that enumeration:
> \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\arabic{enumi}.}
> You can switch back and forth ad nauseum.
> /Paul

Notice that Paul's sound advice will only change the numbering in the final 
output NOT in Lyx. 

As far as I know there is still no way to change Lyx's on screen display 
accordingly. Just ignore it and check the pdf every once in a while to make 
sure Latex is producing the output you want



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