Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-06-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, there finally is a solution in sight for the long-standing issue that some Mac users have with the swapped role of the Meta and Control keys in Qt. I have summarized my preliminary ideas on the LyX Wiki page dedicated to this topic,

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-06-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 5, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 05/06/2010 18:45, Jens Nöckel a écrit : So my question to the LyX dev team would be: could you add a preference item that lets the user set some flag, so that the call setAttribute(Qt::AA_MacDontSwapCtrlAndMeta); can be made

No scroll wheel in LyX/Qt 4.6.2 on Mac

2010-06-07 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, while testing LyX 1.6.6.1 with Qt 6.6.2 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, I noticed that the scroll wheel on my mouse doesn't work (same for laptop trackpads). I then tried lyx 2.0.0 from the lyx-devel SVN repository, and found the same behavior (compiled against the same Qt). I had compiled Qt

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-16 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 16, 2010, at 10:30 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: Am 17.09.2010 um 06:31 schrieb Jens Nöckel: On Jun 5, 2010, at 7:40 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote: On Jun 5, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: Le 05/06/2010 18:45, Jens Nöckel a écrit : So my question to the LyX dev team would

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-17 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 16, 2010, at 11:24 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: Am 17.09.2010 um 07:57 schrieb Jens Nöckel: On Sep 16, 2010, at 10:30 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: Am 17.09.2010 um 06:31 schrieb Jens Nöckel: On Jun 5, 2010, at 7:40 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote: On Jun 5, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Jean-Marc

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-17 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:53 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Stephan Witt wrote: ... its little bit hard to follow the thread when people dont kill the unused top lines There is now a new checkbox in frontend/qt/ui/PrefInput.ui which determines the role of Control and Apple keys, but this new

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:48 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Stephan Witt wrote: So if I put Pavel's suggestion in, would my checkbox patch be acceptable? As I said, I'd be OK without GUI, but I don't really think it will hurt anyone to have it in there, with the default being not to change the key

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 18, 2010, at 10:14 AM, Jens Nöckel wrote: On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:48 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Stephan Witt wrote: So if I put Pavel's suggestion in, would my checkbox patch be acceptable? As I said, I'd be OK without GUI, but I don't really think it will hurt anyone to have

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
Another version of the patch is attached, this time hopefully readable by everyone...There was one additional line in GuiApplication.cpp that I took out - it was commented out anyway and corresponded to the initial test I described

GPL statement

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi again, sorry that my patch still appears to be encoded wrong... it opens fine for me but I'll see how I can change mime type next time. Anyway, here is the statement: I hereby grant permission to license my contributions to LyX under the Gnu General Public Licence, version 2 or later. Jens

Re: Please, verify the INSTALL on MacOSX document...

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 18, 2010, at 6:33 PM, BH wrote: That's it. Nice job with the clear documentation ... and nice work on LyX/Mac quite generally. It's coming along great! Hi Bennett, I agree the INSTALL.MacOSX is now much more comprehensive and useful! I had to make some adjustments though, because I

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 12:02 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Jens Nöckel wrote: Another version of the patch is attached, this time hopefully readable by everyone... no its octet-stream now. next guess is .txt :) Or using a different mailer, sigh. cant be this code: +// GUI_DONTSWAPCB_VISIBLE

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 8:25 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Jens Nöckel wrote: + connect(dontswapCB, SIGNAL(toggled(bool)), + this, SIGNAL(changed())); + dontswapCB-setVisible(false); +#ifdef Q_WS_MACX

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 3:03 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Jens Nöckel wrote: That's perfect - please feel free to modify my patch this way. its in. perhaps you want to add oneliner into misc section of newinlyx20 wiki... pavel Great! Could someone send me the WIki password? Then I'll add a line

Re: aqua.bind

2011-03-20 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Mar 20, 2011, at 3:56 PM, BH wrote: On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Pavel Sanda sa...@lyx.org wrote: mac people, what is the relation between mac.bind and aqua.bind. do we need both of them? pavel I believe aqua.bind was an attempt to imitate Linux's ability to access the menus from

Re: aqua.bind

2011-03-21 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Mar 20, 2011, at 6:11 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: Jens Nöckel wrote: I believe aqua.bind was an attempt to imitate Linux's ability to access the menus from the keyboard (albeit without the menus dropping down), whereas I know that mac.bind was designed to adhere to Mac standards as closely

Re: Poll for the default icon theme in LyX 2.0

2011-03-30 Thread Jens Nöckel
libreoffice Although I'll miss the old noun icon: it's the last samurai of the 8-bit world. Jens

Re: Simple Drawing Ability

2011-04-20 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Apr 19, 2011, at 3:06 PM, Tommaso Cucinotta wrote: Il 20/09/2009 15:10, Tommaso Cucinotta ha scritto: Just a simple button that creates an empty drawing copying a template from a folder (and opening an external editor on it) seems really the right way to go, it would solve your particular

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 4, 2011, at 3:26 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: On 4/05/2011 9:59 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Andrew Parsloeapars...@clear.net.nz wrote: Yes, but it would be nice to be able to sum a table in LyX without having to fire up Gnumeric or Excel or

Re: Goals for 2.1

2011-05-04 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 4, 2011, at 10:14 AM, Stephan Witt wrote: Am 04.05.2011 um 18:57 schrieb Abdelrazak Younes: Wouldn't it be nice if you could generate the .app bundle right from within XCode? Not really. I promised to provide the .app bundle as nightly build - by a cron job. I don't know if it

Re: lyx 2.0 crash

2011-05-09 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 9, 2011, at 9:26 AM, Liviu Andronic wrote: On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:03 PM, John Kennan jken...@ssc.wisc.edu wrote: Hi: In Windows version (XP), using LyX 2.0.0 (April 29) I get a crash when I do this: Confirmed on Xubuntu 10.04, with 2.0.0. Liviu The same thing happens on Mac

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote:Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latexrepresentation of this symbol?Unfortunatelly I cannot use xelatex, because of bibtex references. --  -- KornelI couldn't find a LaTeX command, but maybe this macro will do what you want (it uses an empty

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Kornel wrote: Am Mittwoch, 29. Juni 2011 schrieb Jens Nöckel: On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote: Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latex representation of this symbol? Unfortunatelly I cannot use xelatex, because of bibtex references

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 7:33 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote:On Jun 29, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Kornel wrote:Am Mittwoch, 29. Juni 2011 schrieb Jens Nöckel: On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote: Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latex representation of this symbol? Unfortunatelly I cannot use

Re: Image Lifecycle (Create) Patch - Video

2011-07-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
To me it seems that this could be a great job for an external launcher utility or an operating system service, but not a feature that LyX should be responsible for. I guess Nautilus proves this point. Sorry to be so conservative about this, but for LyX to start shipping binary template files of

Possible bug with keyboard shortcut parsing

2012-02-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, I just noticed a weird bug on Mac OS C with LyX 2.02. First I couldn't reproduce it, but now I think I have a recipe, and hopefully someone can confirm it. In some cases, the _sequence_ of Control-x and Control-s that emacs keybindings reserve for saving a document doesn't work. Instead,

Re: Possible bug with keyboard shortcut parsing

2012-02-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Feb 5, 2012, at 7:16 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote: Hi, I just noticed a weird bug on Mac OS C with LyX 2.02. First I couldn't reproduce it, but now I think I have a recipe, and hopefully someone can confirm it. In some cases, the _sequence_ of Control-x and Control-s that emacs keybindings

lyx.org down

2012-07-03 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, another of those annoying outages has hit lyx.org and I thought I better let someone here know about it. It's happened before - but it always looks worrying when you can't get to the download page... Jens

Re: Simple Drawing Ability

2011-04-20 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Apr 19, 2011, at 3:06 PM, Tommaso Cucinotta wrote: > Il 20/09/2009 15:10, Tommaso Cucinotta ha scritto: >> Just a simple button that creates an empty drawing copying a template >> from a folder (and opening an external editor on it) seems really the >> right way to go, it would solve your

Re: Feature request: the missing element in the LyX office suite

2011-05-04 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 4, 2011, at 3:26 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote: > > > On 4/05/2011 9:59 p.m., Liviu Andronic wrote: >> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Andrew Parsloe >> wrote: >>> Yes, but it would be nice to be able to sum a table in LyX without having to >>> fire up Gnumeric or

Re: Goals for 2.1

2011-05-04 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 4, 2011, at 10:14 AM, Stephan Witt wrote: > Am 04.05.2011 um 18:57 schrieb Abdelrazak Younes: > >> Wouldn't it be nice if you could generate the .app bundle right from within >> XCode? > > Not really. I promised to provide the .app bundle as nightly build - by a > cron job. > I don't

Re: lyx 2.0 crash

2011-05-09 Thread Jens Nöckel
On May 9, 2011, at 9:26 AM, Liviu Andronic wrote: > On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:03 PM, John Kennan wrote: >> Hi: >> >> In Windows version (XP), using LyX 2.0.0 (April 29) I get a crash when I do >> this: >> > Confirmed on Xubuntu 10.04, with 2.0.0. > Liviu > The same thing

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote:Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latexrepresentation of this symbol?Unfortunatelly I cannot use xelatex, because of bibtex references. -->  <-- KornelI couldn't find a LaTeX command, but maybe this macro will do what you want (it uses an empty

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Kornel wrote: > Am Mittwoch, 29. Juni 2011 schrieb Jens Nöckel: > > On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote: > > > Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latex > > > representation of this symbol? > > > Unfortunatelly I c

Re: unicode glyph for 0xf061

2011-06-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 29, 2011, at 7:33 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote:On Jun 29, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Kornel wrote:Am Mittwoch, 29. Juni 2011 schrieb Jens Nöckel:> On Jun 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Kornel wrote:> > Hi, does someone know, if there exists some latex> > representation of this symbol?> > Unfort

Re: Image Lifecycle (Create) Patch - Video

2011-07-29 Thread Jens Nöckel
To me it seems that this could be a great job for an external launcher utility or an operating system service, but not a feature that LyX should be responsible for. I guess Nautilus proves this point. Sorry to be so conservative about this, but for LyX to start shipping binary template files of

Possible bug with keyboard shortcut parsing

2012-02-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, I just noticed a weird bug on Mac OS C with LyX 2.02. First I couldn't reproduce it, but now I think I have a recipe, and hopefully someone can confirm it. In some cases, the _sequence_ of Control-x and Control-s that emacs keybindings reserve for saving a document doesn't work. Instead,

Re: Possible bug with keyboard shortcut parsing

2012-02-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Feb 5, 2012, at 7:16 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote: > Hi, > I just noticed a weird bug on Mac OS C with LyX 2.02. First I couldn't > reproduce it, but now I think I have a recipe, and hopefully someone can > confirm it. In some cases, the _sequence_ of Control-x and Control-s t

lyx.org down

2012-07-03 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, another of those annoying outages has hit lyx.org and I thought I better let someone here know about it. It's happened before - but it always looks worrying when you can't get to the download page... Jens

Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-06-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, there finally is a solution in sight for the long-standing issue that some Mac users have with the swapped role of the Meta and Control keys in Qt. I have summarized my preliminary ideas on the LyX Wiki page dedicated to this topic,

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-06-05 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Jun 5, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: > Le 05/06/2010 18:45, Jens Nöckel a écrit : >> So my question to the LyX dev team would be: could you add a preference item >> that lets the user set some flag, so that the call >> setAttribute(Qt::AA_MacDontSwa

No scroll wheel in LyX/Qt 4.6.2 on Mac

2010-06-07 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi, while testing LyX 1.6.6.1 with Qt 6.6.2 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, I noticed that the scroll wheel on my mouse doesn't work (same for laptop trackpads). I then tried lyx 2.0.0 from the lyx-devel SVN repository, and found the same behavior (compiled against the same Qt). I had compiled Qt

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-16 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 16, 2010, at 10:30 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: > Am 17.09.2010 um 06:31 schrieb Jens Nöckel: > >> >> On Jun 5, 2010, at 7:40 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote: >> >>> >>> On Jun 5, 2010, at 2:37 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote: >>> >>>>

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-17 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 16, 2010, at 11:24 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: > Am 17.09.2010 um 07:57 schrieb Jens Nöckel: > >> >> On Sep 16, 2010, at 10:30 PM, Stephan Witt wrote: >> >>> Am 17.09.2010 um 06:31 schrieb Jens Nöckel: >>> >>>> >>>> On Jun

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-17 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:53 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Stephan Witt wrote: > > ... its little bit hard to follow the thread when people dont kill the unused > top lines > >>> There is now a new checkbox in frontend/qt/ui/PrefInput.ui which determines >>> the role of Control and Apple keys,

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:48 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Stephan Witt wrote: >>> So if I put Pavel's suggestion in, would my checkbox patch be acceptable? >>> As I said, I'd be OK without GUI, but I don't really think it will hurt >>> anyone to have it in there, with the default being not to change

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 18, 2010, at 10:14 AM, Jens Nöckel wrote: > > On Sep 17, 2010, at 3:48 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > >> Stephan Witt wrote: >>>> So if I put Pavel's suggestion in, would my checkbox patch be acceptable? >>>> As I said, I'd be OK without GUI

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
Another version of the patch is attached, this time hopefully readable by everyone... There was one additional line in GuiApplication.cpp that I took out - it was commented out anyway and corresponded to the initial test I described in http://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/LyXmodifierKeys#sMac.LyXmodifierKeys_5 

GPL statement

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
Hi again, sorry that my patch still appears to be encoded wrong... it opens fine for me but I'll see how I can change mime type next time. Anyway, here is the statement: I hereby grant permission to license my contributions to LyX under the Gnu General Public Licence, version 2 or later. Jens

Re: Please, verify the INSTALL on MacOSX document...

2010-09-18 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 18, 2010, at 6:33 PM, BH wrote: > > That's it. Nice job with the clear documentation ... and nice work on > LyX/Mac quite generally. It's coming along great! Hi Bennett, I agree the INSTALL.MacOSX is now much more comprehensive and useful! I had to make some adjustments though, because I

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 12:02 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Jens Nöckel wrote: >> Another version of the patch is attached, this time hopefully readable by >> everyone... > > no its octet-stream now. next guess is .txt :) > Or using a different mailer, si

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 8:25 AM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Jens Nöckel wrote: >> + connect(dontswapCB, SIGNAL(toggled(bool)), >> + this, SIGNAL(changed())); >> + dontswapCB->setVisible(false);

Re: Solving the Meta/Control key swap problem on Mac OS X

2010-09-19 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Sep 19, 2010, at 3:03 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Jens Nöckel wrote: >> That's perfect - please feel free to modify my patch this way. > > its in. perhaps you want to add oneliner into misc section of newinlyx20 > wiki... > pavel Great! Could someone send me the WIki pa

Re: aqua.bind

2011-03-20 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Mar 20, 2011, at 3:56 PM, BH wrote: > On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: >> mac people, >> what is the relation between mac.bind and aqua.bind. do we need both of them? >> pavel > > I believe aqua.bind was an attempt to imitate Linux's ability to > access the

Re: aqua.bind

2011-03-21 Thread Jens Nöckel
On Mar 20, 2011, at 6:11 PM, Pavel Sanda wrote: > Jens Nöckel wrote: >>> I believe aqua.bind was an attempt to imitate Linux's ability to >>> access the menus from the keyboard (albeit without the menus dropping >>> down), whereas I know that mac.bind was designed

Re: Poll for the default icon theme in LyX 2.0

2011-03-30 Thread Jens Nöckel
libreoffice Although I'll miss the old "noun" icon: it's the last samurai of the 8-bit world. Jens