On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 4:56 PM, Richard Heck <rgh...@comcast.net> wrote:

>  On 07/16/2010 05:32 AM, Sajjad wrote:
>
> Hello Forum,
>
>  I have made similar post couple of months ago. The new class that i am
> trying to incorporate into LyX layout is accompanied by a description of the
> class file.
>
>  I did some configuration so  that get the liuthesis.layout in
> Document->settings->Document class option combox box. I believe that it is
> not enough to get started with the writing yet.
>
>  And i am kind of confused how to make the related configuration in the
> layout file. Lets take an example:
>
>  1. In the accompanied manual, it specifies number of options that i can
> set. One of the options is "Output format". The possible values for this
> option are:
>
>    - print.
>    - ePress.
>    - pdfRelease.
>    - draft.
>
> How to specifiy this option in the layout file. I have checked the
> customization chapter for LyX. Should it go under the section "ClassOptions"
> section or "AddToPreamble" ?
>
>  If you want one of these options set by default, but for the user to be
> able to override it, then add it ClassOptions, e.g.:
>     Class Options
>         Other ePress
>     End
> These will turn up on the Document Class pane of Document>Settings.
>


I have several other Options to set and i have tried them as follows:

ClassOptions
       Other "ePress","itn","[english|swedish]"
End

then i checked the LyX in the Documents->Settings and only "ePress" shows
up. The rest of the other options did not show up anywhere. Did they get
effected or ignored. I check the manual and it says that several Other
options can be specified with comma separation.


Anything else that  missed in the process?

>
>
>
>  There are several other Macros in the accompanied pdf file that must be
> configured in  the layout file.
>
>
>  During the previous post, one Julien showed me some hint ; like inputting
> the department name of the thesis that i am writing for and it was specified
> in the class options from LyX Documents Settings menu. He suggested this
> based on his extensive experience with LyX.
>
>  Now if i have to specify the department name in the liuthesis.layout file
> it should have went into "ClassOptions" section and  inside "Other"
> subsection. Shouldn't it?
>
>  Yes, just as with ePress, since this is a class option.
>
>
>  I need some suggestion make this mapping between the manual that i have
> now and .layout file that i have to edit. Some of the macros defined in the
> manual has no corresponding options defined in the LyX manual. What to do
> then?
>
>  That depends upon the command. Ones like \subject are going to be treated
> as paragraphs. So:
>     Style Subject
>         LatexType command
>         LatexName subject
>         # this tells LyX that it goes into Front Matter
>         InTitle 1
>     End
> Very basic, with no special formatting, but it will work. The only one of
> the Front Matter commands you can't do this way is \thesisDate, because LyX
> doesn't yet do multi-argument commands. There will be support for that in
> 2.0, however. So, for now, you'd have to enter that as ERT.
>
> Then I'd do:
>     TitleLatexName makeFrontPage
> so LyX will issue \makeFrontPage to create the title page, etc.
>
> The theorem, etc, environments can probably be copied over from LyX's own
> theorems.inc.
>
> Richard
>
>         InTitle 1
>

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